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Origin of Wood Type:
South America
Botanical Name:
Peltogyne pubescens
Specific Gravity:
Avg. Weight Per BF (?):
4.5 lb/ bf
Color Range:
Purple- Dark Brown
Rarity / Availability: (?):
Readily Available
Typical Avg. Width:
4" to 12"
Typical Avg. Length:
8' to 12' feet
Avg. Waste Factor (?):

Wood Uses:

Fine Furniture, Architecural Millwork, Wood Turning, Boat Building, Wood Carving, Inlaying, Outdoor Construction, Flooring, Gymnasium Equipment and many other uses!
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Other Trade Names:

Amaranth, Violetwood, Koroboreli, Saka, Sakavalli, Pau Roxo, Nazareno, Morado, Tananeo


*Purpleheart is aptly named for the deep purple color of its heartwood
*Tree grows in abundance in South America
*Very durable outdoors
*Purple color oxidizes to brown

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