Formal Name: Cordia spp.
Color: Ranges from tan to golden brown to pale golden yellow, with irregular brown streaks. Heartwood is sharply demarcated from the greyish or yellowish sapwood. With age, the heartwood can be tobacco colored or dark brown with almost black streaks.
Workability: Easily worked and machined with good results, although may dull cutters. Despite a high amount of natural oils, gluing is usually problem free.
Physical Properties: Very dense, hard, heavy wood, with high high shock resistance. Good steam bending classification. Excellent for turnings.
Interior/Exterior: both interior and exterior