English name: DJI
Latin name: Combretceae Buchenavia
Other name(s): Granadillo( Puerto Rico), Almendro( Colombia), Amarillo, Olivo negro( Venezuela), Mirindiba, Periquiteira( Brazil)
Features: The new section of heartwood is orange, showing golden yellow with grey or olive after a long time. Sapwood is not obvious. Sapwood is light brown.
Trees and distribution: Large trees, up to 18m, more than 0.6m in diameter, distributed in South America.
Material: Surface has a strong luster, straight texture, fine structure, high strength, good stability, corrosion resistance.
Applications: High grade furniture, ship wharf, shipbuilding material, flooring, decorative veneer, wooden bucket.