Honduran Rosewood

Rosewood (Honduran)

Common Name(s)
Honduran Rosewood, Honduras Rosewood
Scientific Name
Dalbergia stevensonii
Tree Distribution
Belize (British Honduras)
Tree Size
50-100 ft. tall, 3 ft. trunk diameter
Janka Hardness
2200 lbf
Heartwood color can range from a deep brownish-purple to a light-brown. Most common is a brownish-mauve color. Clearly demarcated sapwood is a pale yellow.
Grain / Texture
Grain is usually straight or slightly interlocked. Fine to medium texture, with good natural luster.
Pricing / Availability
Diminishing availability, though still seen in both lumber and turning blank form. Prices are in the mid to upper range for an imported hardwood.

- Information cited from Wood-Database.com