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Botanical Name:

Pterogyne nitens


Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina.

Also known as: 

Guiaro, Ibiraro, Pau Fava, Vivaro

Amendoim exhibits a unique warm medium reddish tan/brown color with a lot of swirling grain and small burl figures. Over time, Amendoim will experience a medium degree of color change as this wood will mute and become a more uniform, darker tan-brown with reddish highlights. This specie is very hard and is recommended for commercial and domestic installations.

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