Anegre Figured

Anegre Figured

Trade Name

Figured Anegre

Similar Woods

Figured Maple

Origin

West Africa

Range

West and East Africa from Guinea through Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon and the Congo to Angola, eastwards to Zaire and Uganda, in tropical rain forests. Figured wood seldom occurs and thus is extremely difficult to obtain.

Uses

For high quality architectural purposes, especially in the USA, Australia and Southeast Asia. Also used for musical instruments. Still used on a small scale in Europe.

Colour

Beige