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Commercial Name

Botanical Name Origin
(Click on specie to get info.)    

African Cedar / Bosse

Guarea cedrata spp.

Tropical Africa

African Cherry / Makore

Tieghemella heckelii

Tropical Africa

African Mahogany

Khaya spp.

West Africa

African Rosewood / Bubinga

Guibourtia, demeusei

Central and West Africa

African Walnut

Plukenetia Volubilis

Central and West Africa

Afrormosia

Pericopsis, elata

West Africa

Amberwood / Peroba

Aspidosperma polyneuren

Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina

Amendoim

Pterogyne nitens

Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina

American Cherry

Prunus serotina

North America

American Maple

Acer saccharum

North America

American Walnut

Juglans nigra

Eastern USA and Canada

Angelique Teak

Dicorynia, guianensis

Surinam and French Guyana

Ash

Fraxinus americana

North America

Asian Rosewood / Pradoo

Pterocarpus macrocarpus

Southeast Asia

Australian Cypress

Callitris glauca

Australia

Bamboo

Bambusa Arundinacea

China and Southeast Asia

Beech

Fagus grandifolia

North America

Birch

Betula spp

North America

Bolivian Rosewood

Machaerium, sclieroxylon

Bolivia, Brazil

Brazilian Cherry / Jatoba

Hymenaea courbaril

South America

Brazilian Hickory

Patagonula bahiensis

South America

Brazilian Maple /Ivory Maple

Balfourodendron, riedelianum

Brazil and Paraguay

Brazilian Rosewood

Dalbergia nigra

Brazil

Burma Walnut

Dracontomelon spp.

Burma

Caribbean Rosewood / Chechen

Metopium, browneii

Mexico and Belize

Chestnut

Castanea dentata

North America

Cork

Quercus suber

Portugal, Spain, North Africa

Cumaru / Braz. Teak

Dipteryx Odorata

South America

Douglas Fir

Pseudotsuga menziesii

North America

Doussie

Afzelia africana

Central and West Africa

Gingerwood / Tatajiva

Chlorophora tinctoria

Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia

Hickory / Pecan

Carya spp

North America and Mexico

Honduras Mahogany

Swietenia macrophylla

Central America and Mexico

Honduras Rosewood

Dalbergia, stevensonii

Central America and Mexico

Ipe / Braz. Walnut

Tabebuia serratifolia

South America

Iroko / Kambala

Chlorophora excelsa

Central Africa

Jarrah

Eucalyptus marginata

Southwest Australia

Kempas

Koompassia malaccensis

Malaysia and Indonesia

Lapacho / Ironwood

Tabebuia heptaphylla

South America

Lyptus

Hybrid of Eucalyptus grandis and E. urophylla

Brazil and Uruguay

Mahogany

Swietenia macrophylla

Central and South America, Caribbean

Merbau

Intsia palembanica

Southeast Asia, India, Australia

Mesquite

Prosopis glandulosa

American and African continents

Padouk

Pterocarpus soyauxii

Central and West Africa

Pearwood / Moabi

Guarea spp

Central and West Africa

Pepperwood

Piptadenia macrocarpa

South America

Peruvian Cherry / Quinilla

Manilkara Bidentata

South America

Peruvian Maple / Pumaquiro

Aspidosperma Macrocarpon.

South America

Pine

pinus spp

North/Central America, parts of Europe

Purple Heart

Amaranth peltogyne spp

Amazon and Central America

Pyinkado

Xylia dolabriformis

Southeast Asia and India

Red Oak

Quercus spp.

North America

Santos Mahogany / Cabriuva

Myroxylon Balsamum

South and Central America

Sapele

Entandrophragma cylindricum

West Africa

Tauri / Braz. Oak

Couratari spp

Central and South America

Teak

Tectona grandis

Indonesia, Burma, Costa Rica

Tiete Chestnut / Sucupira

Bowdichia Nitida

South America

Tiete Rosewood

Guibourtia, chodatianal

Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia

Tigerwood / Goncalo Alves

Astronium, Spp

South America

Timborana

Piptadenia, suaveolens

South and Central America

Wenge

Milletia spp.

Central Africa

White Oak

Quercus alba

North America and Russia

 

 
 

 

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