Aniegre is a large tree from Central Africa that reaches 40 m high and 1.5 m in diameter. The wood is creamy white to pale pinkish brown. It is an exotic wood of low durability, appreciated for sliced veneer in interior joinery and cabinet making. It can replace cherry wood.

See the Tropix sheet (CIRAD).

Botanical name(s) :

Aningeria altissima, Aningeria robusta, Aningeria superba, Gambeyobotrys gigantea

Family:  SAPOTACEAE (angiosperme)

Commercial restrictions: no commercial restriction

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