- Reference colour: Brown (note: light brown to dark red with sometimes golden or olive undertones)
- Sapwood: Distinct (yellowish)
- Grain: Fine grain
- Wood grain: Straight
Wood with pale yellow sapwood and brown to dark orange-red heartwood, which gives a variegated appearance to the panels. The grain is straight and durable. It is an ideal species for crafts. This wood is also used for furniture, carpentry, tool handles and even for construction.