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Specie - Bilinga

Bilinga
Other names
Gulu-maza, mokese (Angola, Congo, Zaïre), akondoc (Cameroon), bilinga (Gabon), kusia, kusiaba (Ghana), aloma (Guinee), badi (Ivory coast), opepe (Nigeria), bundui (Sierra Leone).
Botanic name
Nauclea diderrichii (De Wild. et Th. Dür.) Merrill (= N. trillesii Merrill, Sarcocephalus diderrichii De Wild. et Th. Dür.). N. gilletti Merrill.
Family
Rubiaceae
Growth area
Tropical West Africa.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(660-)750 (-900) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 900-1150 kg/m3.
Sustainability
Moulds 1. Termites D. Navy borers M.
Illustration
©2001 Stichting Centrum Hout - Almere

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