Characteristics: Natural wood. Heartwood pale pinkish Brown to yellowish Brown, becoming dark red after exposure to sun light, slightly distinct from the lighter sapwood. Figure with stripes of dark reddish brown to black. Grain wavy or slightly interlocked, texture medium to fine, luster moderate. Very heavy (density 1,09 g/cm3), hard.
Uses: exterior and interior construction, furniture, tool handles, flooring, musical instruments, decorative veneers.