Goiabao

Goiabao

Trade Name

Goiabao, Abiu Casca Grossa, in South America Abiurana

Similar Woods

Koto, Limetree

Origin

South America, all through Brazil, in the Basin of the Amazon

Range

See origin above. Hardly any literature available. No further details possible.

Uses

Without figure, this wood is hardly known or used in Central Europe -only for interior or side veneers - due to its uniformity with no expression. Figured however sought for in non-European countries ( USA, Asia) where it is used for special object construction; in South America used in shipbuilding, for furniture and as construction wood; in veneer form used for boards in southern Asia.

Colour

Beige