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- Common Name(s)
- Zebrawood, Zebrano
- Scientific Name
- Microberlinia brazzavillensis
- Tree Distribution
- West Africa
- Tree Size
- 65-130 ft. tall, 4-5 ft. trunk diameter
- Janka Hardness
- 1830 lbf
- Heartwood is a light brown or cream color with dark blackish brown streaks vaguely resembling a zebra’s stripes. Depending on whether the wood is flatsawn or quartersawn, the stripes can be either chaotic and wavy (flatsawn), or somewhat uniform (quartersawn).
- Grain / Texture
- Has a fairly coarse texture and open pores. Grain is usually wavy or interlocked.
- Pricing / Availability
- Zebrawood tends to be fairly expensive, though usually not as prohibitively expensive as other exotics such as Ebony or Rosewood.
- Information cited from Wood-Database.com