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  • English name: Peruvian Cherry / Perobinha 
  • Scientific name: Aspidosperma macrocarpon 
  • Common names: Pumaquiro 
  • Family: Apocynaceae 
  • Origin: Tropical SA 

Description of the Wood

  • Color: light brown to yellowish 
  • Grain: interlocked 
  • Texture: medium to fine 
  • Bright: medium 
  • Banned: satin bows and bands superimposed 
  • Odor: Not distinctive 
  • Taste: Not distinctive 

Description of the Wood

  • Artificial drying behavior: Regular 
  • Natural durability: High 
  • Workability: Good 
  • Use: Woodworking in general, floors, beams column, stair steps, tool handles etc. 

Physical and Mechanical properties

  • Basic Density: 0.67 gr/cm3 alto Kg/m3 

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