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 meters 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.