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Trade name:

Aniegre, Aningré, Longhi


West and East Africa (Congo, Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Angola)


Reddish-gray to light yellow-brown


Owing to its regular anatomical structure, it frequently has a very uniform, simple texture with narrow, faint stripes. The stripes on the late wood can be more or less distinct, depending on the location. Occasionally, the pattern is figured or fiddlebacked.


Crown or quarter cut face veneer for serial furniture (bedrooms), veneer for furniture interiors, high-quality interior finishing and as a substitute for cherry and walnut


Did you know ...

... that managed forests, thanks to their high proportion of young, strong, growing trees, enable CO2 to be extracted?

... that an old, unmanaged forest produces as much CO2 through processes of decomposition and decay as it stores, and that therefore an unmanaged forest contributes nothing to reducing global CO2?

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Wood as a Plant

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Use of Reclaimed Timber

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