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Morado, Bolivian rosewood, caviuna, cabiuna, pau ferro
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: .65 - .75
DENSITY: 49 - 57 lbs./cu.ft.
TANGENTIAL MOVEMENT: 6.6%
RADIAL MOVEMENT: 2.6%
VOLUMETRIC SHRINKAGE: 10%
DURABILITY1: Very good
SOURCE: Southern Brazil, Tropical America
Used for similar purposes of Brazilian rosewood, such as turnery, cabinets, fine furniture, specialty items, and decorative veneers. Heartwood color is brown to dark violet brown, frequently with streaks throughout and a waxy feel. Sapwood is slightly yellow, white or gray. Straight to irregular grain. Fine to coarse texture. Lustrous. Occasional walnut fragrance. Workability varies from fair to excellent.