International Synonyms:Apoleya leiocarpa (J. Vogel) Gleason; Apoleya molaris (Spruce ex Bentham) Gleason; Apuleia molaris Spruce ex Bentham; Apuleia proecox C. Martius; Leptolobium Leiocarpum J. Vogel
Scientific name:Apuleia leiocarpa
Common names:ana, ana caspi. Bolivia: almendrillo yellow. Colombia: copper. Venezuela: skunk crawled
Color:When freshly cut, the outer layers of wood (sapwood) creamy yellow layers and inter nas (heartwood) deep yellow, between both layers a sharp contrast in color. In the air-dried wood is taken sapwood yellow HUE 8/6 2.5Y and yellow-brown heartwood HUE 6/8 10YR
Texture:fine to medium Bright:Moderate or medium
Banned:Shortly overlapping arcs defined by cough, slightly differentiated and in narrow bands parallel satina das, with gold highlights.
Odor:Distinctive, like almonds
Natural drying behavior:Stable
Artificial drying behavior:Good behavior to drying, stable. Minor cracks and deformations
Natural durability:Durable, resistant to attack by fungi and insect attack moderate.
Use:Wood being hard, is used by the locals for making canoes, boat hulls in construction na vouchers; well in body, heavy structures, buildings stanchions, columns, beams, columns, sleepers, parquet floors, posts , decorative plates, door frames and windows.
Physical and Mechanical Properties
Basic Density:0.70 g/cm3 Kg/m3