Roxinho or Pau-Roxo

Roxinho or Pau-Roxo (Peltogyne paniculata) also known as Caatingueira, Catingueira, Coataquiçauá, Coataquiçava, Coatiquiçauá, Coraci, Guarabu, Mulateiro-da-terra-firme, Pau-ferro, Pau-mulato, Pau-mulato-da-terra-firme, Pau-roxo-da-caatinga, Pau-violeta.

Is common in Amazon and Atlantic Forest.

The wood is used in heavy construction home and abroad, in high quality furniture, flooring domestic, transport, boats, decorative veneer and plywood, tool handles, utensils, cutlery, sports equipment and toys, decoration.