Known also as difou and kankate (Zaire).
Where it grows
Ghana and from Senegal to Cameroon and Gabon.
|Heartwood||yellowish mellowin to yellow brown|
straight / slightly interlocked
|Specific gravity at 12 % M.C. (kg/m³)||825 heavy|
General construction, structural joinery, woodware and flooring.
Hard, heavy, good resistance to wear and high strength structural timber. Some resemblance to Odum.