Latin Name: Brosimum rubescens
Family: Moraceae - the Mulberry family
Other Common Name(s): Amap Rana, Brazil Redwood, Cardinalwood, Doekaliballi, Falso Pao Brazil, Ferolia, Lengo Satino, Muirapiranga, Pau Rainha, Palo De Sangre, Satine, Satine Rouge, Satine Rubane, Satine Urbane, Satinholz, Siton Paya
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior Use Only
Cabinets, Carving, Flooring, Millwork, Moulding, Musical Instruments, Turning
This tree grows in French Guiana, Brazil, Peru, Panama, and Venezuela.
General Description: The wide sapwood is a yellowish-white in color, which is a stark contrast to the heartwood which is a deep rich red color. The texture can range from fine to course, and the grain can range from straight to heavily interlocked.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 5
Specific Gravity: 0.71-0.95
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 21600
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 2360
Side Hardness (lbs): 3635
The pre-boring for nailing or screwing is a must. This wood has a moderate blunting effect on tooling, carbide or treated tooling is suggested.
Not currently in stock, but please contact us to inquire about availability.