English name: Ambila
Latin name: Pterocarpus Erinaceus
Other name(s): Kosso Log
Features: Sapwood is distinctly yellowish brown. Heartwood is purplish red brown or dark reddish brown.
Trees and distribution: Large trees, up to 20m, more than 0.3m in diameter, distributed in Gambia, Africa.
Material: Grain is Straight or interlocked. Texture is medium to coarse or uniform.
Applications: High grade furniture, flooring, door, ornaments, marquetry, crafts.