|BOTANICAL NAMES||Couratari spp.|
|ORIGINS FAMILY||It belongs to the family of Lecythidaceae (angiosperm).|
|GROWTH AREA||This tree grows mainly in South America (Brazil, Venezuela).|
|SPECIFIC WEIGHT||Green 1100 kg/m³ – Dried 650 kg/m³.|
|TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES|| The heartwood is light brown to pinkish brown.
It has black stripes in the length direction, caused by traumatic resin canals.
The sapwood has a lighter colour but is sometimes difficult to distinguish.
It does not have clearly demarcated sapwood.
The grain is straight and the texture is fine to medium coarse.
|DRYING METHOD||It dries normal to slowly with some risks of distortion.
Drying requires care in order to reduce defects.
|MAIN USES AND WORKING||Tawarì can be used for several applications such as: high class furniture, panelling, veneer, flooring, sliced veneer, doors and fixtures in general.|
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