Latin Name: Manilkara bidentata
Family: Sapotaceae - the Sapodilla family
Other Common Name(s): Ausubo, Balata, Balata Rouge, Beefwood, Bolletri, Bulletwood, Bully Tree, Chicozapote, Horseflesh, Macaranduba, Nispero, Red Lancewood, Sapodilla, Wild Dilly
Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use
Interior and Exterior
Decking, Exterior Trim, Furniture, Millwork, Mouldings
Massaranduba grows throughout the West Indies, Central America, and the northern part of South America.
General Description: The sapwood is a white to pale brown and distinct but not demarcated from the heartwood, which is a dark reddish-brown.
Price Range ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive):
Weight (lbs/BF): 5.5
Specific Gravity: 0.85
Modulus of Rupture (psi): 29690
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi): 3332
Side Hardness (lbs): 3190
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