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Mora, Mora amarilla, amarello, taiuva, fustic.
[NOTE: There is at least one other species, Chlorophora tinctoria that is also known as mora.]
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: .71 - .78
TANGENTIAL MOVEMENT: 5.4%
RADIAL MOVEMENT: 3.4%
VOLUMETRIC SHRINKAGE: 7.8%
DURABILITY1: Very decay resistant
SOURCE: Found sporatically throught Latin America from southern Mexico to Argentina, but not plentiful anywhere.
Dense, fine textured, bright yellow in color, turning to light reddish orange with exposure. Produces a yellow dye used to stain cloth. Good resistance to wear, turns well, used for tool handles and furniture parts.