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Cedro Desenhado

- Cedrelinga Catenaeformis Ducke | Product Description and Details
cedro-desenhado

Scientific Name:

Cedrelinga Catenaeformis Ducke

Other Names and Species:

Cedrela, Central American Cedar, Red Cedar, Honduras Cedar, Calicedro, Yalam, Tabasco Cedar

Origin:

Tropical Central and South America: Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela, Guyana, Brazil

Appearance:

Sapwood pale gray to reddish gray, heartwood yellowish brown to reddish brown, darkening under influence of light to a deep red brown

Properties:

aromatic, moderately lightweight hardwood with medium to intense luster, usually straight grained, but sometimes slightly interlocked, easily workable, rot and highly termite resistant heartwood, useful in many applications and therefor of high commercial importance, suitable for slicing and peeling, often used as Mahogany substitute.

Principal Uses:

panelings, furnitures, frames, windows, floorings, cigar boxes, plywood, boatbuilding, musical instruments, carvings, construction wood for low duty in interior and exterior purposes.


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