|BOTANICAL NAMES||Aucoumea klaineana.|
|ORIGINS FAMILY||It belongs to the family of Burseraceae.|
|GROWTH AREA||This tree grows below the ground of tropical area of the West Africa.|
|SPECIFIC WEIGHT||Green 850 kg/m³ – Dried 650 kg/m³ at 12% C.U.|
|TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES||Sapwood and heartwood are clearly distinguished;
The sapwood has a grayish color while the heartwood is salmon pink.
It has a medium texture and a straight but sometimes interlocked grain.
|DRYING METHOD||The wood dries well without any particular problems.|
|MAIN USES AND WORKING||Okoumè is widely used in carpentry, specifically for frames and fixtures, to build boxes of various kinds as well as objects.
This wood is also used for plywood, multi-layer panels and for various jobs in the construction of light boats;
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