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Guarea cedrata

The wood is uniformly pinkish brown. The fibre is usually quite curly, producing a nice mottled aspect. It can be quite oily due to resin exudation.

  • Resistance to fungi poor weak medium good
  • Resistance to dry wood insect borers poor weak medium good
  • Resistance to termites poor weak medium good
  • Impregnability poor weak medium good
  • Stability poor weak medium good


Origin: Cameroon and Congo

Possible end-uses: Cabinet-making, interior and exterior joinery, furniture, stairs

Marketing: Sawnwood and logs

Physical and mechanical properties: the wood is soft, moderately nervous and elastic with excellent shock-resistance.


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