Louro Preto

Picana Negra, Salmwood, Peterebi

Cordia Alliodora

DISTRIBUTION AREA

Amazonian forest. Departments of Beni, Cochabamba, LaPaz, Pando, Tarija and Santa Cruz

TREE DESCRIPTION

Tree Top

Narrow and irregular shape, simple alternate leaves

Trunk

Straight, with buttresses . commercial heights up to 30 m

Bark

Fissured and cracked, brown-grayish color

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
Sapwood Color

Brown

Odor
Peculiar, similar to roble

Luster
Medium

Striped

Intense

Hearthwood Color

Dark brown

Taste
Indistinct

Grain
Slightly Interlocked

Texture
Medium

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Basic Density
0,39 g/cm3

Density
(12% MOISTURE CONTENT) 0,45 g/cm3

Radisal Shrinkage
3,09 %

Tangential Shrinkage
6,62 %

Volumetric Shrinkage
9,71 %

Rate T/R
T/R 2,14

MECHANICAL RESISTANCE
Modulus of Elasticity
86,2 1000 Kg/cm2

Modulus of Rupture
723 Kg/cm2

Compression Parallel tp Grain
324Kg/cm2

Quartered Sawed
73Kg/cm2

Lateral Hardness
294 Kg

Impact Bending
1,88 Kg-m

TECHNICAL CONDITIONS FOR PROCESSING
Machining
Easy machining . Good finishing.

Preservation
The sapwood is permeable to preservation treatment

Natural Durability
Durable, resistant to fungi and insects

Drying
Air drying is quick and steady

End Users
Furniture, Flooring, Decorative Veneer

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