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AFZELIA [1 record]

Record 1 2017-12-08


Subject field(s)
  • Types of Wood
Universal entry(ies)

Sometimes sold under the name doussie, afzelia has been compared to both mahogany and teak for its favorable appearance, durability, and stability.


  • Sortes de bois
Entrée(s) universelle(s)

Toutes les essences tropicales peuvent être attaquées par [les] insectes xylophages, y compris les bois très denses, comme le bangkiraï [...] le doussié (Afzelia sp.) etc.


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