Pau-Marfim

Pau-Marfim (Agonandra brasiliensis) also known as Farinha Seca is native to the Amazon Forest and Cerrado in Brazil. The Pau-Marfim is considered to have low resistance to attack by organisms. Heavy wood, heart-white straw-yellow, darkening to pale yellow, uniform sapwood apparently not marked, yellowish white; interlocked to irregular grain, fine texture, smooth surface and moderately glossy; odor slightly bitter taste.

The Pau-Marfim is likely to make furniture, decorative laminates, moldings and trim inside, turned parts, parts for sport and other artifacts, in construction such as beams, planks and parquet flooring, tool handles, meters for measuring, musical instruments, etc.