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Specie - Araracanga

Araracanga
Other names
Araracanga, ararauba da terra firme, jacamim, maparana, piquiá marfim (Brazil), gavetillo (Bolivia), copachi, costillo (Colombia), mylady (Great-Brittan), sibadanni (Guyana), chichi, malady, my lady (Honduras), volador (Mexico), kromanti kopi (Surinam).
Botanic name
Aspidosperma desmanthum Müll. Arg., A. megalocarpum Müll. Arg. en A. spec. div..
Family
Apocynaceae
Growth area
Tropical Central and South America.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(690-)900 (-1000) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 1220 kg/m3.
Sustainability
Moulds 1. Termites M. Moderate capacitance against navy borers. borers D.
Illustration
©2001 Stichting Centrum Hout - Almere

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