A distinctive unique grain.
Straight grained with coarse texture.
Takes stains and polishes very well.
Dark brown with beige and black flecks.
Very heavy, hard timber.
OTHER NAMES :Conga palissandre, Panga Panga
AIR DRYING DENSITY 880Kgs/M³
CHARACTERISTICS: The heartwood is dark brown with fine, close blackish veining giving the wood a handsome appearance. A very heavy hardwood. It is straight grained with a coarse texture.
STRENGTH: 8+ (on a scale of 10)
SEASONING :Dries slowly with a tendency to surface check.
WORKING QUALITIES: The timber is moderately hard, tough and strong however is easily worked. It finishes well and takes an excellent polish.
USES Fine furniture, flooring and interior decoration.