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- Common Name(s)
- Goncalo Alves, Tigerwood, Jobillo
- Scientific Name
- Astronium spp. (A. graveolens and A. fraxinifolium)
- Tree Distribution
- From Mexico southward to Brazil
- Tree Size
- 100-130 ft. tall, 3-5 ft. trunk diameter
- Janka Hardness
- 2170 lbf
- Heartwood is typically a medium reddish brown with irregularly spaced streaks of dark brown to black. Color tends to darken with age.
- Grain / Texture
- Grain can be straight, but is usually wavy or interlocked. Fine, uniform texture with good natural luster.
- Pricing / Availability
- Widely available in a variety of widths and lengths as both lumber and veneer, as well as smaller craft blanks. Prices should be moderate for an imported hardwood.
- Information cited from Wood-Database.com