Fava-Amargosa

Fava-Amargosa (Vatairea spp) or Amargoso, Angelim-amargoso, Faveira, Faveira-amargosa, Faveira-bolacha.

Found in Amazon Forest. Tree with 20 to 35 meters high, and up to 1.2 diameter.

Heartwood olive brown when freshly cut, becoming reddish-brown with yellow-brown lists, distinct from the pale brown sapwood, very pale .

The heartwood is rated as moderately durable to durable, based on field tests.

Used in building, plates, floors, joinery, sleepers and more.