Grápia or Garapa

Grápia or Garapa (Apuleia Ieiocarpa), Garapeira, Muirajuba, Muiratauá, Amarelinho, Gema-de-ovo, Jataí-amarelo, Garapa-amarela, Cumarurana,  Barapibo, Amarelão, Barajuba, Cumararana,  Maraúba, Miratoá, Miraúba, Muirajuba, Muiraruína, Muirataná, Muiratauá, Pau-cetim, Pau-mulato, Sapocajuba, Sapucajuba.

Occurs in Atlantic Forest, Cerrado, Caatinga and Amazon biomes.

Height of 25-35 m, with trunk with 60-90 cm diameter.

Garapa wood is heavy, with moderate natural durability, mechanical strength between medium and high. Suitable for construction of external structures, sleepers, poles,  beams, rafters, battens, boards and parquet floors, doors and frames of windows, beer barrels, tool handles, boat keels, boat building, etc.