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Cumaru
Name
Name in spanish
Cumaru / Shihuahuaco 
International synonymous
Brazilian Teak 
Botanical name
Dipteryx sp 
Common names
Shihuahuaco 
Family
Fabaceae 
Origin
Tropical 
Description of the wood
Color
golden tones, red and brown   
Grain
inter locked   
Texture
thick   
Brightness
Medium - high   
Figured
superpose arches and bands   
Smell
characteristic   
Taste
absent   
Characteristics of processing and use
Natural drying
good   
Artificial drying
good   
Natural Durability
very high   
Workability
good   
Uses
flooring in general, decking, timbers, columns, among others 
Physical and mechanical properties
Basic density
870 kg/m3 high