Padouk, African

Padouk, African

Trade Name

Padouk, African Corail, African Padouk

Similar Woods

Asian Padouk

Range

West Africa, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Angola, lower tropical rain forests. Different from the Burma Padouk, the Asian Padouk, which is less common.

Uses

Sliced veneer; construction lumber shape-retaining frame-work for precision instruments, etc., architectural woodwork and inlays. It is almost solely quarter cut and sliced.

Colour

Red