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Specie - Alone

Alone
Other names
bombax, buma, bouma (Cameroon), demo (Congo), alone, ogumalanga (Gabon), kondroti (Ivory coast), munguza (Mozambique).
Botanic name
Rhodognaphalon brevicuspe Sprague (= Bombax brevicuspe Sprague), R. schumannianum Robyns.
Family
Bombacaceae.
Growth area
Gabon, Yvory Coast, Cameroon, Congo, Mozambique.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(450-)490 (-600) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content, green timber 750-850 kg/m3.
Sustainability
Moulds 5. Termites G.
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