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Specie - Amapa

Amapa
Other names
Amapa, amapá doce (not amapa amargoso), amapá rana, caucho macho, leiteira (Brazil), sande, arbol vaca, avichuri, guáimaro, lechero (Colombia), mastate, palo de vaca (Costa Rica), sande (Ecuador), dokali, takina (French Guyana), sandy, cow tree, palo de vaca (Panama), panguana (Peru), sande, marina, palo de vaca (Venezuela), cocal, milk tree.
Botanic name
Brosimum utile Pittier; Brosimum potabile Ducke, Brosimum parinarioides Ducke.
Family
Moraceae
Growth area
Tropical Central and South America, from Mexico untill Amazone area, on dry grounds.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(385-)680 (-700) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 800-900 kg/m3.
Sustainability
Moulds 5, sensitive for infestation by blue moulds. Termites G. Borers G.
Illustration
©2001 Stichting Centrum Hout - Almere

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