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Specie - Avodiré

Avodiré
Other names
lusamba (Congo), avodiré (Ivory coast), apapaya, wansenwa (Ghana), engan (Cameroon), blimah-pu (Liberia), apaye (Nigeria), m'fube (Zaïre).
Botanic name
Turraeanthus africanus (Welw. ex C. .) Pellegr.
Family
Meliaceae
Growth area
Tropical West Africa.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(500-)550 (-560) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 850-900 kg/m3.
Sustainability
Moulds 4. Termites G.
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