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Specie - Andiroba / Krappa

Andiroba / Krappa
Other names
Andiroba (Brazil, Paraguay, Peru), güino, mazabalo (Colombia), cedro macho (Costa Rica), figueroa, tangaré (Ecuador), carapa (French Guyana), crabwood (British Guyana), bateo (Panama), krappa, krapa (Surinam), crappo (Trinidad).
Botanic name
Carapa guianensis Aubl., C. surinamensis Miq, C. spec. div..
Family
Meliaceae
Growth area
Tropical America.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(570-)610 (-740) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content.
Sustainability
Moulds 3-4. Termites M.
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