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Andean Cherry
Name
Name in spanish
Pumaquiro 
International synonymous
 
Botanical name
Aspidosperma macrocarpon 
Common names
Pumaquiro 
Family
Apocynaceae 
Origin
Tropical SA 
Description of the wood
Color
light brown to yellowish   
Grain
intercrossed   
Texture
medium to fine   
Brightness
medium   
Figured
Arches superposed and glossed in bands   
Smell
absent   
Taste
absent   
Characteristics of processing and use
Natural drying
good   
Artificial drying
regular 
Natural Durability
high   
Workability
good   
Uses
Cabinet-making in general, flooring, timbers, columns, stair steps, tool handles, among others. 
Physical and mechanical properties
Basic density
670 kg/m3 high