Sucupira Preta

Bowdichia virgilioides

Characteristics: Natural wood. Heartwood chocolate brown when freshly cut, becoming dark brown after drying. Light brown narrow stripes, giving a fibrous aspect to the wood. Sapwood narrow grayish or pinkish gray, clearly distinct from the heartwood. Interlock or slightly wavy grain , moderately coarse textured. Heavy, hard, tough.

Uses: furnitures, flooring, decorative veneer.



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