Wood species

Ayous

Wood Description

➢ Family: Malvaceae
➢ Scientific name: Triplochiton scleroxylon
➢ Colour: light Yellow
➢ Drying rate: rapid
➢ END USES
➢ Moulding
➢ Veneer for back or face of plywood
➢ Boxes and crates
➢ Matches
➢ Pencils
➢ Veneer for interior of plywood
➢ current furniture of furniture components
➢ interior joinery
➢ fibre or particles board
➢ sculpture
➢ sliced veneer

Azobe

Wood Description
➢ Family: Ochnaceae
➢ Scientific name: Lophira alata
➢ Colour: dark red
➢ Drying rate: slow
➢ END USES
➢ Hydraulic works (fresh water)
➢ Bridges (part in contact with water or land)
➢ Vehicle or container flooring
➢ Heavy carpentry
➢ Wood frame house
➢ Poles
➢ Resistant to one or several acid
➢ Sleepers
➢ Industrial or heavy flooring
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Bridges (part not in contact with water or land)
➢ Cooperage
➢ stakes
➢ hydraulic works (seawater)

Bibolo

Wood Description
➢ Family: Meliaceae
➢ Scientific name: Lovoa trichilioides, Lovoa klaineana
➢ Colour: brown
➢ Drying rate: rapid to normal
➢ END USES
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Turned goods
➢ Veneer for back or face of plywood
➢ Light carpentry
➢ Seats
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Current furniture or furniture components

Bilinga

Wood Description
➢ Family: Rubiaceae
➢ Scientific name: Nauclea diderrichii
➢ Colour: Orange-Yellow
➢ Drying rate: Slow
➢ END USES
➢ Sleepers
➢ Poles
➢ Hydraulic works (seawater)
➢ Industrial or heavy flooring
➢ Cabinetwork (High class furniture)
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Exterior panelling
➢ Resistant to one or several acids
➢ Bridges (parts in contact with water or ground)
➢ Vehicle or container flooring
➢ Flooring
➢ Ship building (planking and deck)
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Bridges (parts not in contact with water or ground)

Bubinga

Wood Description
➢ Family: Fabaceae- cesalpinioideae (angiosperm)
➢ Scientific name: Guibourtia demeusei, Guibourtia Pelleginiana, Guibourtia Tessmannii
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: slow
➢ END USES
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Current furniture or furniture components
➢ Seats
➢ Sleepers
➢ Vehicle or container flooring
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Flooring
➢ Turned goods
➢ Heavy carpentry
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Exterior joinery

Doussie

Wood Description
➢ Family: Fabaceae- cesalpinioideae (angiosperm)
➢ Scientific name: Afzelia africana, afzelia bella,
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: slow
➢ END USES
➢ Ship building (ribs)
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Bridges (parts not in contact with water)
➢ Exterior panelling
➢ Current furniture or furniture components
➢ Heavy or industrial flooring
➢ Wood frame house
➢ Resistant to one or several acid
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Ship building (planking and deck)
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Flooring
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Cabinetwork
➢ Cooperage
➢ Heavy carpentry
➢ Shingles
➢ Bridges (parts in contact with water

Fraket

Wood Description
➢ Family: Combretaceae
➢ Scientific name: Terminalia superba, the superb terminalia, limba, or afara, korina
➢ Colour: light yellow
➢ Drying rate: rapid to normal
➢ END USES
➢ Veneer for interior plywood
➢ Blackboard
➢ Seats
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Light carpentry
➢ Wood frame house
➢ Fibre or particle board
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Veneer for back or face of plywood
➢ Moulding
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Current furniture or furniture components
➢ Wood laminated
➢ Boxes and crates
➢ Wood-ware

Iroko

Wood Description
➢ Family: Moraceae
➢ Scientific name: Milicia excelsa
➢ Colour: yellow brown
➢ Drying rate: normal
➢ END USES
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Flooring
➢ Ship building (planking and deck)
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Current furniture or furniture component
➢ Cooperage
➢ Veneer for back or face of plywood
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Bridges (parts not in contact with water)
➢ Interior flooring
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Interior paneling
➢ Turned goods
➢ Light carpentry
➢ Glued laminated
➢ Vehicle or container flooring
➢ Veneer for interior of plywood

Kosipo

Wood Description
➢ Family: mahogany
➢ Scientific name: Entandrophragma
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: normal to slow
➢ END USES
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Veneer for back or face of plywood
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Shingles
➢ Glued laminated
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Flooring
➢ Light carpentry
➢ Exterior panelling

Moabi

Wood Description
➢ Family: Sapotaceae
➢ Scientific name: Baillonella toxisperma
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: slow
➢ END USES
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Flooring
➢ Current furniture or furniture components
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Veneer for back or face of plywood
➢ Turned goods
➢ Sculpture
➢ Heavy carpentry
➢ Rolling shutters
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Arched goods
➢ Sleepers
➢ Veneer for interior of plywood
➢ Industrial or heavy flooring
➢ Bridges (parts not in contact to ground or water)

Okan

Wood Description
➢ Family: LEGUMINOSAE
➢ Scientific name: Cylicodiscus gabunensis
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: slow
➢ END USES
➢ Heavy carpentry
➢ Hydraulic works (seawater)
➢ Sleepers
➢ Sculpture
➢ Bridges (parts in contact with water)
➢ Flooring
➢ Poles
➢ Industrial or heavy flooring
➢ Vehicle or container flooring
➢ Turned goods
➢ Bridges (parts not in contact with water or ground)

Okoume

Wood Description
➢ Family: Burseraceae (angiosperm)
➢ Scientific name: Aucoumea Klaineana
➢ Colour: light red
➢ Drying rate: rapid
➢ END USES
➢ Veneer for interior of plywood
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Formwork
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Moulding
➢ Veneer for back or face of plywood
➢ Blackboard
➢ Boxes and crates
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Current furniture or furniture components

Pachyloba

Wood Description
➢ Family: Fabaceae- cesalpinioideae (angiosperm)
➢ Scientific name: Afzelia africana, afzelia bella,
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: slow
➢ END USES
➢ Ship building (ribs)
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Bridges (parts not in contact with water)
➢ Exterior panelling
➢ Current furniture or furniture components
➢ Heavy or industrial flooring
➢ Wood frame house
➢ Resistant to one or several acid
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Ship building (planking and deck)
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Flooring
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Cabinetwork
➢ Cooperage
➢ Heavy carpentry
➢ Shingles
➢ Bridges (parts in contact with water

Padouk

Wood Description
➢ Family: Fabaceae
➢ Scientific name: Pterocarpus
➢ Colour: red
➢ Drying rate: normal to slow
➢ END USES
➢ Hydraulic works (seawater)
➢ Flooring
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Bridges (parts in contact with water)
➢ Vehicle or container flooring
➢ Ship building (ribs)
➢ Turned goods
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Industrial or heavy flooring
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Sleepers
➢ Bridges (parts in contact with water)
➢ Heavy carpentry
➢ Ship building (planking and deck)
➢ Seats
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Sculpture

Sapelli

Wood Description
➢ Family: Meliaceae
➢ Scientific name: Entandrophragma cylindricum
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: normal
➢ END USES
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Current furniture or furniture components
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Veneer for interior of plywood
➢ Ship building (planking and decking)
➢ Flooring
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Light carpentry
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Exterior joinery


Sipo
Wood Description
➢ Family: MELIACEAE
➢ Scientific name: Entandrophragma utile
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: normal
➢ END USES
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Veneer for interior or back of plywood
➢ Open boat
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Light carpentry
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Moulding
➢ Flooring
➢ Current furniture or furniture components
➢ Glued laminated
➢ Rolling shutters

Tali

Wood Description
➢ Family: Erythroxylaceea
➢ Scientific name: Erythrophleum suaveolens
➢ Colour: Brown
➢ Drying rate: Slow
➢ END USES
➢ Sleepers
➢ Hydraulic works (fresh water)
➢ Stakes
➢ Industrial or heavy flooring
➢ Bridges (parts in contact with water)
➢ Vehicle or container flooring
➢ Poles
➢ Bridges (parts not in contact with water)
➢ Heavy carpentry

Tiama

Wood Description
➢ Family: MELIACEAE
➢ Scientific name: Entandrophragma
➢ Colour: red brown
➢ Drying rate: normal
➢ END USES
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Veneer for back or face of plywood
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Exterior panelling
➢ Stairs (inside)
➢ Ship building (planking and deck
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Interior panelling
➢ Flooring
➢ Light carpentry
➢ Current furniture or furniture components

Wenge

Wood Description
➢ Family: Fabceaea
➢ Scientific name: Millettia laurentii
➢ Colour: dark brown
➢ Drying rate: slow
➢ END USES
➢ Flooring
➢ Sliced veneer
➢ Interior joinery
➢ Interior paneling
➢ Exterior paneling
➢ Exterior joinery
➢ Sculpture
➢ Resistant to one or several acids
➢ Cabinetwork (high class furniture)
➢ Turned goods
➢ Current furniture or furniture components

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