Formal Name: Brosimum rubescens
Color: Bright vivid red. Color can darken to brownish red over time with exposure to light and air.
Workability: Pronounced blunting effect on cutters. Wood tends to be brittle and can splinter easily while being worked. Although a challenge to work with, it has an exceptional and lustrous red surface when finished.
Physical Properties: Extremely dense and heavy. Also has resistant properties to insects and decay.
Interior/Exterior: both interior and exterior