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Mitragyna ciliata

BAHIA

Mitragyna ciliata

BAHIA

BOTANICAL NAMES Mitragyna ciliata.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Rubiaceae.
GROWTH AREA This tree grows below the rainforest of tropical area of the West Africa.
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 750 kg/m³ – Dried 550 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES The pale orange –brown to pink sapwood forms the bulk of the three.
The heartwood is reddish-brown with darker streaks.
The grain is mostly straight but interlocked.
The texture is fine and uniform.
Bahia has a poor resistance to insect and fungi attacks.
DRYING METHOD Drying process must be carried out very slowly but without any particular problem.
MAIN USES AND WORKING Generally, the manufacture of this wood doesn’t present any difficulties.
It is considered a very great wood for interior joinery, furniture and cabinetwork;
It is well situated also in flooring, turnery, veneers and plywood.

SANGIORGI LEGNAMI spa

Registered office in BOLOGNA – Via Guido Reni, 2/2
Administrative and operative Headquarters in IMOLA - via Provinciale Selice, 54/A IMOLA – via Provinciale Selice, 54/A
Share Capital € 7.764.800,00.
R.E.A.Registration n n. 347792
Business Register BO n. 61694
Fiscal code and VAT registration n. 04163110374
Mechanised processing code 029562.

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