The pictures used above are examples of our whole wood collection. Specific pictures of this wood are coming soon!
- Durabiity: Good
- Strength class: D50
- Mass volume: 1000-1050 kg/m3
- Colour: Middle- to dark brown
- Texture: Fine to moderate
- Drying: Wood slowly absorbs moisture
- Hardness: 8400 N
- Screwing/nailing: Pre-drilling recommended
- Finishing surface: Good
- Botanical name: Dicorynia guianensis
- Family : Leguminosae (Caesalpiniaceae)
Because of its resistance to pile worm and its strength, Basralocus hardwood is ideally suited for use as sheet piling and construction timber in hydraulic engineering, such as for fendering, jetties, purlins and groynes In countries of production it is used for furniture, the lighter wood being the preferred choice
Fresh wood of Basralocus is easier to work with than when the wood has dried up.
Surinam, Brazil, French Guyana
Guyana teak, Basterd locus (Surinam), angélique (French Guyana), angelica do para (Brazil)