Andoung is a tropical tree native to Central Africa. It reaches 45 m high and 2 m in diameter. The wood is pinkish brown, light to medium-heavy, soft to medium-hard. This exotic timber requires a preservative treatment against dry wood borers and humidity. It is used in particular for plywood and parquet flooring.

See the Tropix sheet (CIRAD).

Botanical name(s) :

Monopetalanthus spp.


Commercial restrictions: no commercial restriction

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