Louro Preto, Cordia, Louro Pardo
Tropical, Central and South America, especially Guayana, Ecuador and Brazil.
A number of different botanical genera are produced and traded as Laura Preto. This is why it is not possible to isolate one single species of this wood to be the very first one to carry this name.
Architectural woodwork and mass-produced furniture. Less known in Europe. Used in South America also as deck planks for shipbuilding.