|BOTANICAL NAMES||Tabebuia spp.|
|ORIGINS FAMILY||It belongs to the family of Bignoniaceae (angiosperm).|
|GROWTH AREA||This tree can be found throughout American countries from the Centre to the South, and in particular it is placed in Colombia, Venezuela and in the north of Brazil.|
|SPECIFIC WEIGHT||Green 1200 kg/m³ – Dried 900 kg/m³.|
|TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES|| Its sapwood has a grey-reddish colour, completely different from heartwood which is dark-olive coloured with the presence of light and dark zones.
The colour of its wood darkens in time and at the exposure to the light.
The Ipè is heavy, very lasting and resistant to the vegetal and animal parasite attacks.
|DRYING METHOD||The drying process is quite easy even if it has a tendency to warping.|
|MAIN USES AND WORKING||The manufacture of the Ipè is not always easy and can require the use of special tools. It can be used for the realisation of shipbuilding, general furniture, doors, stairs, baseboards and decking for external use.|
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