Ziricote

Ziricote

Trade Name

Ziricote

Similar Woods

Macassar Ebony

Origin

Central America

Range

Central America from Mexico to Columbia, here and there in the south ofthe USA (Florida) and Brazil. Trees with usable log lengths of more than 5 m and 30 cm in diameter are extremly rare. Ziricote is the heaviest wood in the group comprising more than 250 different species of cordia.

Uses

Turneries, carvings. Used as veneer solehr for architectural woodwork or inlays.

Colour

Brown