This is an example of Iroko veneer. If you are interested in this specie, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Characteristics of Iroko veneer
- Latin name: Chlorophora excelsa Benth. & Hook.f., Chlorophora regia A. Chev. ; Fam. Moraceae
- Other names: Kambala, Odum, Odoum, Chamfutu, Abang, Bang, Amoreia, Semli, Rokko, Lusanga, Morera, Mvule
- Characteristics: very durable, weatherproof, tough and dense hardwood, highly resistant to acids and bases, suitable for slicing, but difficult to work (cross-grain)
- Wood color: yellowish white sapwood, heartwood yellow brown to golden orange to dark brown, slightly interlocked
- Source: Savannas and tropical rainforests of West-, East- and Central Africa: Cameroon, Congo, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tansania, Uganda
- Application: wagon and ship building, furniture, stairs, parquet, windows, can replace Oak and Teak