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Names

International Synonyms:Pau Mulato
Scientific name:Calycophyllum spruceanum
Common names:capirona, polo mulatto, Bolivia: guayabochi, white polo. Colombia: capirona high, guayabete. Ecuador: capirona.
Family:Rubiaceae
Origin:South America

Description of the wood

Color:White Pardo
Grain:Straight, crosslinked
Texture:Very Fine
Bright:Medium intense
Banned:Soft
Odor:not distinctive
Taste:not distinctive

Wood Properties

Natural drying behavior:Regular
Artificial drying behavior:Regular
Natural durability:Durable
Workability:Easy to use
Use:The wood can be used for flooring, parquet, moldings, dowels, shipbuilding, heavy beams structures, bodies, turning, sports rackets and ping pong, tool handles.

Physical and mechanical properties

Basic Density:0.76 g/cm3 Kg/m3