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  • English name: Santos Mahogany 
  • International Synonyms: Balsamo 
  • Scientific name: Myroxylon frondosus 
  • Common names: odorless Estoraque 
  • Family: Fabaceae 
  • Origin: Tropical / S.A. 

Description of the Wood

  • Color: Reddish brown clear 
  • Grain: Straight to interlocked 
  • Texture: Medium to Fine 
  • Bright: High 
  • Banned: Overlapped arches and satin bands 
  • Odor: Characteristic 
  • Taste: Absent 

Description of the Wood

  • Artificial drying behavior: Good 
  • Natural durability: High 
  • Workability: Good 
  • Use: Mainly used for flooring, also in structures, implement sports, general furniture, among others. 

Physical and Mechanical properties

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