ESSIA

Essia is an exotic species from West and Central Africa. The wood is reddish-brown of variable aspect. It is used for sliced veneer and for making heavy frameworks as well as vehicle or container bottoms.

See the Tropix sheet (CIRAD).

 

ESSIA
Botanical name(s) :

Petersianthus macrocarpus, Combretodendron macrocarpum (synonymous)

Family: LECYTHIDACEAE (angiosperme)

Commercial restriction: no commercial restriction

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