Cambara

Latin name: Erisma uncinatum

 

Also known as: Cedrinho, Cedrilo, Jaboty


Wood Type:

Hardwood

Durability:

Moderately durable

Treatability:

No information

Density (mean, Kg/m³):

520

Texture:

Coarse

Availability:

Variable availability at specialist or to order

Use(s):

Furniture, Joinery - Interior

Colour(s):

Reddish brown

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Environmental

Not listed in CITES. Believed available from well-managed sources. Check certification status with suppliers.

 

Distribution

Found in humid forests in transition to subtropical forests.The tree reaches heights up to 40 meters.The trunk is straight and cylindrical. Found in Bolivian humid forests in transition to subtropical forests.

 

The timber

The centre half of the tree is a light brownish-red, the outer heartwood resembles American White Oak. A bicolour grade, containing both heart colours, is thus also available. The sapwood is a white-grey colour. The grain is coarse with occasional large wormholes but appears not to be prone to pinholes.

 

Drying

Dries moderately fast, with a risk of checking.

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