The wood is hard and of medium weight. It is variable in colour from yellow to fairly dark brown. Often used as a substitute for Teak. Grain is typically interlocked. The texture is medium to coarse and even. It has neither taste nor odour. Darkens with age.
This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices, but is on the IUCN Red List. It is listed as vulnerable due to a population reduction of over 20% in the past three generations, caused by a decline in its natural range, and exploitation.
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