Latin Name: Lysiloma spp.
Family: Leguminosae - the Legume family
Other Common Name(s): Caribbean Walnut, Sabiccu, T'zalam, Tzalam
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior and Exterior
Cabinets, Carving, Furniture, Flooring, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Shipbuilding, Turnings
This tree grows in Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
General Description: The sapwood is narrow and whitish in color, the heartwood is brown with copper and purple tints, and some streaks. The Grain is straight to ropey with a medium texture.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 4
Specific Gravity: 63
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 12800
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 1900
Side Hardness (lbs): 1400
Not currently in stock, but please contact us to inquire about availability.