English name: Wacapou
Latin name: Vouacapoua Americana
Other name(s): Acapou
Features: Sapwood is distinct, yellowish cream. Sapwood is distinct, yellowish cream.
Trees and distribution: Large trees, up to 25m, more than 0.4m in diameter, distributed in Suriname.
Material: Grain is straight, sometimes slight wavy or roey. Texture is coarse.
Applications: Joinery, flooring, cabinet work, furniture, stairs, decorative trim, sleepers, post and poles, marine constructions.