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Kosipo veneer

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Characteristics of Kosipo veneer

Latin name:
Entandrophragma candollei Harms; Fam. Meliaceae
Other names:
Omu, Heavy Sapelle, Penkwa-Akowaa, Atom-Assie, Lifuco, Impompo, Kosipo-Mahagoni, Kosipo Mahogany
slightly interlocked grain, logs are mainly quarter-sawn, dark wood, often with expressive glance stripes, moderately durable and resistant wood
Wood color:
withish to light brown sapwood, sharply separated heartwood, which is redbrown to deep purple brown, darkening under influcence of light
Tropical West- and Central Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gaboon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast , Liberia, Nigeria
interior and exterior joinery, floorings, stairs, panelings, high-class furniture, boat building

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