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Pearwood

Botanical Name:

Guarea spp

Origin:

Nigeria, Gabon, Congo and Ivory Coast

Also known as: 

Moabi

African Pearwood exhibits a pinkish brown color with a slight darkening with age resembling a caramel color.  Pearwood/Moabi is one of the largest trees in the forests of Equatorial Africa; it routinely reaches a height of 200 feet with 10-foot diameters and straight cylindrical boles to 100 feet. Pearwood is used as lumber and veneer in a variety of uses. It is extremely tough with high bending strength. Works well with most hand and machine tools.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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