Common Name(s): Goncalo Alves, Tigerwood, Jobillo. Scientific Name: Astronium spp. (A. graveolens and A. fraxinifolium). Distribution: From Mexico southward. Astronium graveolens. Family: Anacardiaceae. click to print or download the file format. Goncalo Alves. Other Common Names: Palo de cera, Palo de. Astronium graviolens is a tropical to sub-tropically occurring species of flowering tree, occurring from the Yucatan region of Mexico southward through Central.

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And to evaluate its antibacterial graveolenx against reference bacteria. Planing Planing operations are difficult, with rough surfaces. Hard, but very nice workability! Prismatic crystals in the ray cells.

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Goncalo Alves

Grain Grain varies, it is straight to wavy or interlocked. Resistance To Impregnation It is reported to be extremely resistant to preservative treatment. Furniture, Common 23 – Fraveolens of Hardwoods. Fine, uniform texture with good natural luster. Slight warping and checking. Astronium graveolens Scientific classification Kingdom: Finishing No grain filling is required to obtain a smooth finish. CrustyCurmudgeon May 27, at 7: Graveolebs wood is very resistant to moisture absorption, which can make it difficult to glue.


Goncalo Alves endgrain 10x. Tropical Timbers of the World.

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GONçALO-ALVEZ, JOBILLO (Astronium graveolens)

The inhibitory activity of A. Journal of essential oil research 8: They develop well-formed and cylindrical boles clear up to two thirds or more of the height of the tree.

Jr Gentleman in Goncalo Alves. Color tends to darken with age. Scientific Name Synonyms Astronium planchonianum Engl.

Astronium graveolens Images – Useful Tropical Plants

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Texture Texture is fine to medium. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. I got a set of three finger grips like these but with a Tung Oil finish for my. Heartwood is typically a medium reddish brown with irregularly spaced streaks of dark brown to black.


Goncalo Alves | The Wood Database – Lumber Identification (Hardwood)

Goncalo Alves can also have a moderate blunting effect on cutters. Ornaments 31 – Embassy of Colombia in Japan.

However, density and other mechanical properties can vary widely depending on the growing site and source region.