Sucupira

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. Heavy (density 0,80 g/cm3), hard, grain slightly interlocked, texture medium to coarse.

Uses: furniture, sliced veneers, framing, flooring, railroad crossties, bridges and others.

Origin: Brazil

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Sucupira Bowdichia nítida – Leguminosae Papilionoidae
cutiúba, macanaíba, sapupira, sucupira-pele-de-sapo, sucupira-amarela.

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. Heavy (density 0,80 g/cm3), hard, grain slightly interlocked, texture medium to coarse.

Uses: furniture, sliced veneers, framing, flooring, railroad crossties, bridges and others.

Origin: Brazil