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Specie - Abura

Abura
Other names
mivuku (Angola), elilom, elolom (Cameroon), mukonia, mvuku, vuku (Congo, Zaïre), elelóm, n'zám, voukou, n'towo (Gabon), baya, subaha (Ghana), elelon (Guinee), bahia (Ivory coast, France), abura (Nigeria), mboi (Sierra Leone), nzingu (Uganda).
Botanic name
Hallea ciliata (Aubr. et Pellgr.) Leroy (= Mitragyna ciliata Aubr et Pellegr.), H. stipulosa (DC.) Leroy (= Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O.Ktze), H. rubrostipulata Leroy (= Mitragyna rubrostipulosa K. Schum.).
Family
Rubiaceae
Growth area
Mainly West Africa.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(450-)560 (-640) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 900-950 kg/m3.
Sustainability
Moulds 5. Termites G.
©2001 Stichting Centrum Hout - Almere

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