Anegre

Anegre

Trade Name

Anegre Blanc, Longhi, Anigre, Aningre

Similar Woods

European Cherry, European Walnut Sapwood

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, tropical rain forests.

Uses

For veneer In Central Europe generally used as interior veneer Used as a substitute for Cherry when applied as face veneer. Frequently used in Southern Europe as face veneer for mass-produced furniture. Used also in North America for high quality architectural purposes, but generally in figured form. Special wood for printing and dyeing. In Italy, Spain and Greece used as a substitute for Walnut Sapwood. Also used for the production of fineline veneers.

Colour

Beige