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- Common Name(s)
- Bubinga, Kevazingo
- Scientific Name
- Guibourtia spp. (G. demeusei, G. pellegriniana, G. tessmannii)
- Tree Distribution
- Equatorial Africa
- Tree Size
- 130-150 ft. tall, 3-6 ft. trunk diameter
- Janka Hardness
- 2410 lbf
- Heartwood ranges from a pinkish red to a darker reddish brown with darker purple or black streaks. Sapwood is a pale straw color and is clearly demarcated from the heartwood. Bubinga is very frequently seen with a variety of figure, including: pommele, flamed, waterfall, quilted, mottled, etc.
- Grain / Texture
- Grain is straight to interlocked. Has a uniform fine to medium texture and moderate natural luster.
- Pricing / Availability
- Should be moderately priced for an import. Figured grain patterns such as waterfall, pommele, etc. are likely to be much more expensive.
- Information cited from Wood-Database.com