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Common Name: abice-dyed-2b
Scientific Name: Bombacaceae
Origin: Africa
Description: N/A
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Common Name: afrormosia
Scientific Name: Pericopsis Elata
Origin: West Africa
Description: Color is golden brown. Afrormosia is often used as a Teak substitute and is sometimes referred to as African Teak. Other names: Kokrodua
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Common Name: alder
Scientific Name: Alnus glutinosa
Origin: Europe
Description: Color is light reddish brown with a uniform texture. Often has fine dark streaks called "hair".
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Common Name: amboyna-maidou
Scientific Name: Pterocarpus Indicus
Origin: East Indies
Description: Color varies from yellow, orange, gold to brick red. Amboyna is very rare and valuable. In the same family as Pterocarpus macrocarpus comes out of Burma and is used interchangeably. Other names: Narra, Maidou
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Common Name: anegre-fiddleback
Scientific Name: Aningeria Spp.
Origin: West & East Africa
Description: Anegre heartwood has a light yellowish white to medium brown color, sometimes with a pinkish tone. Available as plain even-textured to highly figured (from block mottle to fiddleback.) Other names: Aningeria, Longhi, Anigre, Noce Tanganika
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Common Name: anegre-figured
Scientific Name: Aningeria Spp.
Origin: West & East Africa
Description: Anegre heartwood has a light yellowish white to medium brown color, sometimes with a pinkish tone. Available as plain even-textured to highly figured (from block mottle to fiddleback.) Other names: Aningeria, Longhi, Anigre, Noce Tanganika
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Common Name: anegre
Scientific Name: Aningeria Spp.
Origin: West & East Africa
Description: Anegre heartwood has a light yellowish white to medium brown color, sometimes with a pinkish tone. Available as plain even-textured to highly figured (from block mottle to fiddleback.) Other names: Aningeria, Longhi, Anigre, Noce Tanganika
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Common Name: anegre-crotch
Scientific Name: Aningeria Spp.
Origin: Africa
Description: Anegre Crotch has a light yellowish white to medium brown color, sometimes with a pinkish tone. Other names: Aningeria, Longhi, Anigre, Noce Tanganika
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Common Name: ash-burl
Scientific Name: Fraxinus Excelsior
Origin: Europe
Description: Highly decorative burl grain as white, olive or mixed color. Some terms used are jewelbox, swirly, marbled, and pippy depending on the characteristics of the grain. Other names: European White Ash Burl or European Olive Ash Burl, Burr
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Common Name: ash-american
Scientific Name: Fraxinus Americana
Origin: Eastern USA & Canada
Description: Somewhat lustrous. Nearly white sapwood. Heartwood is grayish, light brown to pale yellow streaked with brown. Straight, coarse grain with an even texure. Heavy in weight and usually has wide cuts. Hard, strong, has excellent bending qualities.
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Common Name: ash-european
Scientific Name: Fraxinus Excelsior
Origin: Europe
Description: Ash has a strong grain with a grayish-white to creamy color. Available as plain (non-figured) or mottled to fiddleback.
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Common Name: ash-european-olive
Scientific Name: Fraxinus Excelsior
Origin: Europe
Description: Ash has a strong grain with a grayish-white to creamy color and a dark heart. Usually non-fig
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Common Name: avodire
Scientific Name: Turraeanthus Africana
Origin: West Africa
Description: Color is white to creamy gold. Clean plain grain or wavy figure. Sometimes used as a Satinwood substitute for inlay borders.
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Common Name: avodire-crotch
Scientific Name: Turraeanthus Africana
Origin: West Africa
Description: Light color wood with branch crotch graining. Very rare and valuable. Also know as Curl.
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Common Name: bamboo
Scientific Name: Phyllostachys Aurea
Origin: Asia
Description: Golden Bamboo has a yellowish-gold color and very open grain. Regularly placed nodes give the "band"effect, excellent for a parquet match.
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Common Name: beech-unsteamed
Scientific Name: Fagus Sylvatica
Origin: Europe
Description: Color is white to creamy white. Excellent selection for a more "grainy" white veneer.
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Common Name: birch-burl-karelian
Scientific Name: Betula Pendula
Origin: Europe
Description: Color is creamy white. Distinctive teardrop burl graining is unique to this species. The hard grain and short logs necessitates rotary cutting this species, so most veneer sheets are wider than they are long. Long lengths are rare.
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Common Name: birch-ice
Scientific Name: Betula Pubescens
Origin: Europe
Description: Color is creamy white to yellow. Plain to figured. Some special figures are called flame, curly, ice and Karelian Birch.
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Common Name: bloodwood
Scientific Name: Brosimum paraense Huber
Origin: Brazil
Description: Straight grain with dark red to reddish brown heartwood with irregular radial black markings, vertical stripes or with the speckles. Thick, yellowish white sapwood. No distinguishable odor or taste.
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Common Name: bubinga
Scientific Name: Guibourtia Demeusei
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is rose-red with contrasting dark violet lines. Pattern can have a wavy grain-mostly quarter cut. Can be used as a substitute for East Indian Rosewood. Sometimes mistakenly called "African Rosewood". Other names: Kewazinga (see Kevazingo).
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Common Name: cedar-lebanese
Scientific Name: Cedrus Libani
Origin: Middle East
Description: Color is golden-orange strongly scented with contrasty grain and wavy structure. Also known as "True" Cedar.
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Common Name: cedar-spanish
Scientific Name: Cedrela Odorata
Origin: South America
Description: Color is light rose to dark red with resin pockets common and very strong scent. Other names: Honduras or Brazilian Cedar
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Common Name: cedar-western-red
Scientific Name: Juniperus occidentalis
Origin: North America
Description: Heartwood is reddish or pinkish brown to dull brown and the sapwood nearly white. The sapwood is narrow, often not over 1 inch in width. The wood is generally straight grained and has a uniform but rather coarse texture.
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Common Name: cerejeira
Scientific Name: Amburana Cearensis
Origin: South America
Description: Color is yellow to medium brown. Grain is usually straight with cathedral or quartered. Some logs can have strong contrasty color (called leoparding) similar to English Brown Oak. Other names: Cumaru
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Common Name: cerejeira-crotch
Scientific Name: Amburana Cearensis
Origin: South America
Description: Color is yellow to medium brown. Crotch grain is cut from the junction of two branches with the main tree trunk. Various grains available, such as feather and burning bush. See plate book descriptions in glossary of this web site.
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Common Name: chenchen
Scientific Name: Antiaris spp.
Origin: Africa
Description: Sapwood & heartwood is whitish or light yellow brown. Medium to coarse lustrous grain. No odor when dry, but is unpleasant when green. Other Names: Kyenkyen, Chenchen, Mkuzu, Mlulu, Oro, Ogiovu, Kirundo, Mumaka, Ako.
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Common Name: cherry-american
Scientific Name: Prunus Serotina
Origin: North America
Description: American Black Cherry color can range from light red or straw color to medium red with a brownish tinge. Is available plain or highly figured. Other names: Wild Black Cherry
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Common Name: cherry-european
Scientific Name: Prunus Avium
Origin: Europe
Description: Warm pinkish brown or yellowish brown .Often with slight green streaks.
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Common Name: chestnut-european
Scientific Name: Castanea Sativa
Origin: Castanea Sativa
Description: N/A
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Common Name: chestnut-wormy-european
Scientific Name: Castanea Sativa
Origin: Europe
Description: Color is light tan to warm golden with scattered wormholes, which are smaller than the American variety. Can be highly contrasted or have a marbled appearance with a grain similar to Olive Ash. Flat cut & quartered. Other names: Sweet Wormy Chestnut
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Common Name: cocobolo
Scientific Name: Dalbergia Retusa
Origin: Central & South America
Description: America color of heartwood can vary from rich red to variegated yellow and orange.
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Common Name: daniella-mozambique
Scientific Name: Daniellia Ogea
Origin: West Africa
Description: Color varies from light golden brown or pale pink to reddish-brown marked with darker streaks. Other substitutes are Mozambique, Ovangkol, Amazakoue, Amazaque. Other names: Oega
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Common Name: ebony-african
Scientific Name: Diospyrus Crassiflora
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is gray to black with black contrasty stripes. Some logs can be jet black. Other names: Gabon Ebony, Nigerian Ebony, Cameroon Ebony
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Common Name: ebony-macassar
Scientific Name: Diospyros Celebica
Origin: East Indies
Description: Color of heartwood is dark brown to black, sometimes streaked with bands of pale brown. It is an exceptionally heavy, dense wood. Other names: Indian Ebony, Coromandel
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Common Name: ekop
Scientific Name: Staudtia Stipitata
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is red-brown to orange-rose with darker brown streaks. Common in quarter-cut (uncommon logs have a mottled figure). Other names: Niove, Rose Zebrano
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Common Name: elm
Scientific Name: Ulmus Ruba
Origin: North America
Description: Color is deep reddish brown or rose brown. Some logs have a greenish Gray tone. Due to the Dutch Elm disease, this is a very rare species.
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Common Name: elm-burl
Scientific Name: Ulmus Carpinifolia
Origin: Europe
Description: Color is deep reddish brown or rose brown. Some logs have a greenish tone. Due to the Dutch Elm disease, this is a very rare species.
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Common Name: english-sycamore-crotch
Scientific Name: Acer Pseudoplatanus
Origin: Europe
Description: Color is white to creamy white.Crotch grain is cut from the junction of two branches with the main tree trunk. Various grains available, such as feather and burning bush. See plate book descriptions in glossary of this web site.
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Common Name: etimoe
Scientific Name: Copaifera Salikounda
Origin: West Africa
Description: Reddish brown with contrasty striping. Excellent as a Rosewood substitute.
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Common Name: fir-douglas-vg
Scientific Name: Pseudotsuga menziesii
Origin: North America
Description: Generally straight grained, soft but strong, reddish brown heartwood with lighter sapwood.
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Common Name: gogo
Scientific Name: Micropholis Gardnerianum
Origin: South America
Description: Color is light gold to tan-beige. Common as quartered and with figure. Excellent substitute for figured Anegre. Found flat cut, quartered, plain and figured. Other names: Honeywood, Honey Locust, Corupixa, Curubixa, Corubixa, Grumixava
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Common Name: hemlock
Scientific Name: Tsuga heterophylla
Origin: North America
Description: Heartwood and sapwood of western hemlock are almost white with a purplish tinge. The sapwood, which is sometimes lighter in color, is generally not more than 1 inch thick.
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Common Name: imbuia
Scientific Name: Phoebe porosa
Origin: Brazil
Description: The heartwood is yello-olive to chocolate brown, with variegated streaks and stripes. The grain is usually straight but often wavy or curly, with fine and even growth rings.
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Common Name: hickory
Scientific Name: Carya Glabra
Origin: United States
Description: Heartwood is brown in colour or reddish brown.
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Common Name: ipe
Scientific Name: Tabebuia Serratifolia
Origin: South America
Description: Color is olive-brown with lighter or darker streaks. The darker logs can be used as Ebony substitutes. Other names: Pau d'arco, Ipe Tabaco
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Common Name: jatoba
Scientific Name: Hymenaea Courbaril
Origin: South America
Description: Color is orange-brown to rose-red with darker brownish-green stripes. Other names: Courbaril, Yatoba, "Brazilian Cherry"
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Common Name: jequitiba
Scientific Name: Couratari spp.
Origin: Brazil
Description: Cream colored sapwood is not distinct from the heartwood. Color has a pinkish or yellowish tinge. Grain is straight and uniformly interlocked with a medium to coarse texture.
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Common Name: kevazingo
Scientific Name: Guibourtia Demeusei
Origin: Africa
Description: When Bubinga is rotary cut or peeled, the grain can be decoratively wavy. Rather than sold under the trade name of Bubinga, this style of cutting and presentation of the veneer is called Kevazingo.
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Common Name: kingwood
Scientific Name: Dalbergia cearensis
Origin: South America
Description: Rich violet-brown, shading sometimes almost to black. Sapwood is white in color & clearly defined from the variegated colored heartwood, which is finely striped. Trees are small in size & the wood is very hard & heavy, although fairly easy to work.
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Common Name: koto
Scientific Name: Pterygota Macrocarp
Origin: Africa
Description: Leafy grained or stripey wood. Excellent as quarter cut wood. .
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Common Name: lacewood-heavy-flake
Scientific Name: Cardwellia Sublimis
Origin: Australia or South America
Description: Pink to reddish brown. Flake or 'Silver Ray' is desirable & gives a snakeskin-texture look. Lacewood has been transplanted to South America & much is supplied from there. Other names: Australian Silky Oak, Queensland Silky Oak, Louro Faia.
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Common Name: lacewood-tight-flake
Scientific Name: Cardwellia Sublimis
Origin: Australia or South America
Description: Pink to reddish brown. Flake or 'Silver Ray' is desirable & gives a snakeskin-texture look. Lacewood has been transplanted to South America & much is supplied from there. Other names: Australian Silky Oak, Queensland Silky Oak, Louro Faia.
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Common Name: laurel-burl
Scientific Name: Nectandra Spp.
Origin: South America
Description: Tight olive to whitish burl simlar to Myrtle Burl.
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Common Name: lenga
Scientific Name: Persea
Origin: South America
Description: Color can range from pink red to brown. Other names: Lingue, Canela-Rosa, Brazillian Cherry
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Common Name: limba
Scientific Name: Terminalia superba
Origin: Africa
Description: Heartwood yellow brown, sometimes with nearly black markings. Sapwood not distinct from heartwood. Texture moderately coarse; grain straight to irregular or interlocked; slightly lustrous. Dark & figured wood is marketed separately as Dark Limba.
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Common Name: louro-preto
Scientific Name: Nectandra Mollis
Origin: South America
Description: Color is reddish to golden brown with variegated blackish grain. With red tint or stain, this wood can be made to look like Brazilian Rosewood. Other names: Canaletta, Canalete, Lauro Pardo
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Common Name: madrona-burl
Scientific Name: Arbutus Menziesii
Origin: North America
Description: Color is pinkish to reddish brown. Very dense closed grain.
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Common Name: mahogany-crotch-african
Scientific Name: Khaya Ivorensis
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is light pink to reddish or tarnish brown. Crotch grain is cut from the junction of two branches with the main tree trunk. Various grains available, such as feather and burning bush. See plate book descriptions in glossary of this web site.
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Common Name: mahogany-african
Scientific Name: Khaya Ivorensis
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is light pink to reddish or tanish brown. One of the most common imported veneers used and is available figured, quartered, flat cut, crotch and swirl.
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Common Name: mahogany-s-american
Scientific Name: Swietenia Macrophylla
Origin: South American
Description: Color can vary from light pink to tan or golden brown or a dark red. Very common imported species and slightly harder than African Mahogany
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Common Name: makore
Scientific Name: Tieghemella Heckelii
Origin: Africa
Description: Color varies from pink red to blood red or red brown. Sometimes mistakenly called "African Cherry" or Cherry Mahogany. Makore comes in plain grain and highly figured from block mottle to fiddleback and occasionally pommele. Other names: Douka
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Common Name: makore-crotch
Scientific Name: Tieghemeila Heckelli
Origin: Africa
Description: Color varies from pink red to blood red or red brown. Sometimes mistakenly called "African Cherry" or Cherry Mahogany. Makore comes in plain grain and highly figured from block mottle to fiddleback and occasionally pommele. Other names: Douka
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Common Name: mandio
Scientific Name: Qualea Coerulea
Origin: South American
Description: Color is pink brown to red brown. Can be used as substitute for Avodire.
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Common Name: mangue
Scientific Name: Calophyllum brasiliense
Origin: Brazil
Description: Medium brown sometimes with gold. Pattern can range from stripe to mottle, similar to a Satinwood.
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Common Name: maple
Scientific Name: Acer Saccharum
Origin: North America
Description: Color is cream to light reddish brown. Available as quartered and flat cut. Other names: Hard Maple, Sugar Maple
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Common Name: maple-burl
Scientific Name: Acer Macrophyllum
Origin: North America
Description: Color is cream to light reddish brown. Small bark flecks are common in this distinctive grain.
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Common Name: maple-birdseye
Scientific Name: Acer Saccharum
Origin: North America
Description: Color is cream to light reddish brown. Birdseye pattern can range from light to heavy density, sometimes also found with curly figured background.
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Common Name: maple-curly
Scientific Name: Acer Saccharum
Origin: North America
Description: Color is cream to light reddish brown. Figured grain characteristics can range from fiddleback, blistered, quilted, or curly. Other names: Quilted Maple
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Common Name: maple-spalted
Scientific Name: Acer Saccharum
Origin: North America
Description: Spalting is any form of wood coloration caused by fungi. The unique coloration and patterns of spalted woods are often sought after by designers and woodworkers. Color is cream to light reddish brown with steaks of red, brown or black. Available as quartered and flat cut. Other names: Hard Maple, Sugar Maple
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Common Name: mappa-burl
Scientific Name: Populus Nigra
Origin: Europe
Description: Background color is light yellow to light brown. The burl occurs as reddish black clusters.
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Common Name: moabi
Scientific Name: Baillonella toxisperma
Origin: Africa
Description: Heartwood pinkish brown, red brown, or a rich red; sapwood pinkish white or gray brown, rather well demarcated. Texture is fine and even; grain straight, sometimes wavy; has an attractive figure; dust may affect mucous membranes.
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Common Name: movingui
Scientific Name: Distemonanthus
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is bright yellow to golden pink. Very irridesent graining and can be used as a substitute for Ceylon Satinwood. Can be found with block mottle figure. Other Names: Nigerian Satinwood, African Satinwood, Ayan
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Common Name: myrtle-burl
Scientific Name: Umbellularia Californica
Origin: North America
Description: Color is rich yellow to golden brown with a greenish tint. Sometimes darker heartwood can give a olive texture to the veneer. Other names: Pepperwood, Pacific Laurel, Spicetree
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Common Name: oak-burl
Scientific Name: Quercus Petraea
Origin: Europe
Description: Light to medium brown. Burl graining with small flake makes this an unusual look.
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Common Name: oak-burl-english-brown
Scientific Name: Quercus Petraea
Origin: Europe
Description: Special deep brown color is the result from a fungal attack on the growing tree. Burl grain adds to the exclusiveness of this species.
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Common Name: oak-bog
Scientific Name: Quercus Petraea
Origin: Europe
Description: Light to dark brown, sometimes black. Have been excavated from lakes or bogs & color is a result of being underwater for 500 - 10,000 years (confirmed by carbon dating). The darker logs are usually the older logs. Other names: Moor Oak, Black Oak.
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Common Name: oak-english-brown
Scientific Name: Quercus Petraea
Origin: Europe
Description: Special deep brown color is the result from a fungal attack on the growing tree. Ones with dark brown flecks are also referred to as Leopard Brown Oak.
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Common Name: oak-red
Scientific Name: Quercas Ruba
Origin: North America
Description: Course textured wood, wide pink coloration to a reddish tinge.
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Common Name: oak-white
Scientific Name: Quercus Alba
Origin: North America
Description: Color is yellowish brown with a pink overtone.
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Common Name: okume
Scientific Name: Aucoumea Klaineana
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is pink to brown. Other names: Okoume, Gaboon (not Gabon Ebony).
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Common Name: olive
Scientific Name: Gossypiospermum Praecox
Origin: South America
Description: Contrasty olive & golden cream color. Decorative wood used in place of Olive Ash Burl or Olive Ash long wood where a contrasty appearance is desired with less underlying grain. Other names: Castello, Costello, Avorio Olivato, Maracaibo Boxwood.
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Common Name: padouk-african
Scientific Name: Pterocarpus Soyauxii
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is golden orange to blood red. Interlocked grain with course pores and a touch of iridescence make this a very decorative wood.
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Common Name: paldao
Scientific Name: Dracontomelum dao
Origin: Asia
Description: Color is brown and sometimes has irregular dark brown to black streaks. Other names: Dao
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Common Name: pearwood-swiss
Scientific Name: Pyrus Communis
Origin: Europe
Description: Warm red to light pink with tight pores. Finishes to a full luster. Plain or figured. Color depends on how long the logs are steamed. Small black lines are called "black hair" & resemble sugar marks in Maple. Other names: Common Pear, Wild Pear.
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Common Name: planetree
Scientific Name: Platanus Hybrida
Origin: Europe
Description: Light reddish brown with broad rays. Similar to American Red Sycamore. Found in parks and restaurants as shade trees. Chracteristics vary from tight flake to cluster & burly patterns. Other names: European Lacewood, English Plane, Sycamore Plane.
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Common Name: planetree-burl
Scientific Name: Platanus Hybrida
Origin: Europe
Description: Light reddish brown with broad rays. Similar to American Red Sycamore. Found in parks and restaurants as shade trees. Chracteristics vary from tight flake to cluster & burly patterns. Other names: European Lacewood, English Plane, Sycamore Plane.
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Common Name: plum-european-2
Scientific Name: Prunus domestica
Origin: Europe & Asia Minor
Description: Very dense wood. Heart wood is red-brown to violet-brown, sometimes with dark streaks. The sapwood is yellow. Considered a "Boutique veneer" as it is rare usually is only available in small dimensions.
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Common Name: poplar
Scientific Name: Populus spp
Origin: Europe
Description: The heartwood is usually creamy-white to grey in color, sometimes very pale brown or pinkish brown. Straight grained and inclined to be woolly; texture fine and even.
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Common Name: primavera
Scientific Name: Tabebuia donell-smithii
Origin: Central America
Description: Interlocked yellowish-goldish grain with color streaks of red, orange or brown. Figure is usually ropey, broken stripe or mottle.
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Common Name: purpleheart
Scientific Name: Peltogyne Pubescens
Origin: South America
Description: Color is a deep purple to violet. Other names: Amaranth, Amarante Violetwood
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Common Name: redwood-burl
Scientific Name: Sequoia Sempervirens
Origin: North America
Description: Lacey or jewel box burl occurs in the rich reddish to brown wood. Other names: Vavona Burl
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Common Name: rosewood-e-indian
Scientific Name: Dalbergia Latifolia
Origin: India
Description: Color ranges from brown to purple with dark purple-black lines. Other names: Bombay Rosewood
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Common Name: rosewood-rio
Scientific Name: Dalbergia nigra
Origin: South America
Description: Color is varied from chocolate brown, purple to brick red and is streaked with brown to black lines. Other names: Jacaranda, Bahia Rosewood, Brazilian Rosewood.
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Common Name: santos-mahogany-pau-oleo
Scientific Name: Guibourtia langsdorfii
Origin: South America
Description: Color is streaky reddish brown sometimes with dark streaks. Other names: Copaiba, Santos Mahogany
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Common Name: santos-rosewood
Scientific Name: Machaerium scleroxylon
Origin: South America
Description: Color ranges from rose, brown to purple, with dark lines. This specie is often substituted for Rio Rosewood. Other Names: Pau Ferro, Moradillo
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Common Name: sapelli
Scientific Name: Entandrophragma
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is medium to dark red brown. Pattern can be narrow (pencil stripe) to wide stripe.
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Common Name: satinwood
Scientific Name: Chloroxylon Swietenia
Origin: India
Description: Color is pale to dark gold. Pattern can range from stripe to mottle and the very tight mottle called "Beeswings ". Other names: Ceylon Satinwood, East Indian Satinwood.
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Common Name: sen
Scientific Name: Acanthopanax ricinofolius
Origin: Acanthopanax ricinofolius
Description: Color is creamy yellowish to light brown with narrow growth rings. The wood is often compared to Ash or Elm. Other names: Japanese Ash. Not to be confused with Tamo.
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Common Name: sucupira
Scientific Name: Bowdichia Nitida
Origin: South America
Description: Heartwood dull chocolate to reddish brown, with striping; sharply demarcated from whitish sapwood. Luster low; texture coarse with harsh feel; grain irregular and interlocked; without distinctive odor or taste
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Common Name: sumauma
Scientific Name: Ceiba Pentandra Gaertn
Origin: S. America (Brazil)
Description: Yellowish underlying color with contrasty leoparding figure.
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Common Name: sycamore
Scientific Name: Acer Pseudoplatanus
Origin: Europe
Description: Grain is straight and some logs have mild to heavy figured fiddleback look. Other names: European Sycamore, English Sycamore, English Harewood.
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Common Name: tamo
Scientific Name: Fraxinus mandschurica
Origin: Asia
Description: Color is straw white to tannish brown. Pattern is straight but sometimes highly figured logs are called "peanut shell". Other names: Japanese Ash. Not to be confused with Sen.
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Common Name: tchitola
Scientific Name: Oxystigma Oxyphyllum
Origin: Africa
Description: Color can range from pinkish-brown to reddish-brown. Sometimes dark lines give it a Walnut appearance.
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Common Name: teak
Scientific Name: Tectona Grandis
Origin: Asia (Thailand)
Description: Color ranges from golden honey to darker brown. Some logs stay honey colored throughout and others have dark stripes. Sometimes logs are mottled or fiddleback. Other names: Burmese Teak
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Common Name: teak-brazilian
Scientific Name: Planchonella Pachycarpa
Origin: South America
Description: Called "Teak" as the color yellow-orange to brown emulates true Teak. Other names: Dark Goiabao
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Common Name: thuya-burl
Scientific Name: Tetraclinis Articulata
Origin: Africa
Description: Dark color ranges from orange-brown to golden-brown with prominent burl patterns.
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Common Name: tineo
Scientific Name: Weinmannia trichosperma
Origin: South America
Description: Color ranges brown-reddish to brown-greenish cast with strong veins of dark color that are black or dark violet. The wood itself is extremely hard. Special logs are mottled or fiddleback. Other names: Tineo, Tinel, Palo Santos, Indian Apple
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Common Name: tulipwood
Scientific Name: Dalbergia Frutescens
Origin: South America
Description: Color is yellow with pink to red stripes. Favored as a contrasty inlay wood. Other names: Boise De Rose, Bahia Rosewood, Not to be confused with Liriodendron Tulipifera, the Tuliptree or Yellow American Poplar.
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Common Name: walnut-crotch-american
Scientific Name: Juglans nigra
Origin: North America
Description: N/A
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Common Name: walnut-crotch-european
Scientific Name: Juglans regia
Origin: Europe
Description: Light mousy gray to dark gray. Lighter than American or Circassian Walnut. Mainly small sizes, specially prized for decorative clock faces and jewelry boxes. Other names: Carpathian, Circassian, English, French, Italian, Persian & Turkish Walnut.
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Common Name: walnut-american
Scientific Name: Juglans nigra
Origin: North America
Description: Color is grey brown to purplish brown. Mostly straight grained but occasionally figured. Other names: American Black Walnut, Virginia Walnut.
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Common Name: walnut-european
Scientific Name: Juglans regia
Origin: Europe
Description: Light mousy gray to dark gray. Lighter than American or Circassian Walnut. Mainly small sizes, specially prized for decorative clock faces and jewelry boxes. Other names: Carpathian, Circassian, English, French, Italian, Persian & Turkish Walnut.
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Common Name: wenge
Scientific Name: Millettia Laurentii
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is brown with fine black veining.
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Common Name: wengelim
Scientific Name: Andira Inermis
Origin: Brazil, South America
Description: Standard color is yellowish brown to dark reddish brown heartwood with pale brown sap. Dyed chocolate brown. Is an excellent Wenge substitute.
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Common Name: yew-english
Scientific Name: Taxus Baccata
Origin: Europe
Description: Color is red-brown to orange brown. The tiny brown knots are called "pepper". Knots and brown patches are very common in this wood.
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Common Name: zebrawood
Scientific Name: Microberlinia brazzavill
Origin: Africa
Description: Color is light yellow with dark "zebra stripe" lines. Other names: Zebrano
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Common Name: amboyna-burl-maidou
Scientific Name: Pterocarpus Indicus
Origin: East Indies
Description: Color varies from yellow, orange, gold to brick red. Amboyna is very rare and valuable. In the same family as Pterocarpus macrocarpus comes out of Burma and is used interchangeably. Other names: Narra, Maidou

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