Status: Secure and widely available.
Other Common Names: Aniegre
Found in Tropical Africa, this member of the Sapotaceae family (Aningeria) grows to 100-180 feet in height and 3-4 feet in diameter.
Light Yellowish Brown in color.
Moderately dense with fine grain, machines well and turns beautifully, but can dull tools as some pieces contain silica. Specific Gravity: .40-.51. Avg. Dry Weight: 32 pounds per cubic foot.
Takes a finish easily.
Used to make Cabinetry and furniture as well as boatbuilding.