Cocobolo

Cocobolo

Trade Name

Cocobolo, Grenadillo

Similar Woods

Rio Rosewood East Indian Rosewood Santos Rosewood

Origin

Central America, South America

Range

Central and northeastern parts of South America, particularly down the west coast of Nicaragua, but also in Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama. The Dalbergia hypoleuca is open listed as Cocobolo.

Uses

Veneer for architectural woodwork or inlays, all kinds of handles, parts of woodwind instruments ( but not for mouthpieces).

Colour

Brown / Red