Latin Name: Gonystylus spp.
Family: Thymelaeaceae - the Mezereon family
Other Common Name(s): Buaja, Garu Buaja, Lanutan-Bagio, Lanutan-Bagyo, Melawis, Ramin Telur
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior Use Only
Flooring, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings
Ramin grows throughout Southeast Asia
General Description: It is difficult to distinguish between sapwood and heartwood because the color variations is minimal. Both are a pale straw to creamy brown color. The wood has a fine texture, even though it has numerous large vessels. The grain is often wavy.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 3.426
Specific Gravity: 0.52-0.58
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 7,500-13,140
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 1,370-1,820
Side Hardness (lbs): 1199
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