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Specie - Antiaris

Other names
sansama (Angola), bonkombo, antiaris, kirundu, akédé, ako (Ivory coast), kyenkyen, chenchen (Ghana), oro, ogiovu (Nigeria), andoum (Gabon), mongo, bululu, bonkonko, bonkongo (Congo, Zaïre), kirundu (Uganda).
Botanic name
Antiaris africana Engl., A. toxicaria Leschen. subspecies welwitschii (Engl.) C.C. Berg.
Growth area
Tropical Africa.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(350-)430- 460(-550) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 700-900 kg/m3.
Moulds 5. Lyctus G. Termites G.
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