Latin Name: Guibourtia demeusei
Family: Fabaceae or Leguminosae - the Legume family
Other Common Name(s): African Rosewood, Akume, Amazakone, Eban, Ebana, Essingang, Kevazingo, Kssingang, Okweni, Ovang, Waka
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior Use Only
Flooring, Furniture, Millwork, Mouldings, Turnings
This tree grows in Cameroon, Gabon, and Ivory Coast.
General Description: The heartwood is light reddish-brown and veined with pink or red stripes, the sapwood is a pale gray color with brownish streaks. The grain is often wavy, but can also be straight. The wood has a medium to fine texture.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 4.6
Specific Gravity: 0.65-0.88
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 20,193-25,100
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 1925-2,717
Side Hardness (lbs): 2610
Not currently in stock, but please contact us to inquire about availability.