K20737 Monkey Pod Wood

K20737 Monkey Pod Wood

Monkey Pod Wood Slab

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  • Wood Information

    Taxonomy

    Common Name, (English) Monkey Pod - Raintree

    Scientific Name, Samanea saman / Phitecellobium saman

    Family Fabaceae / Mimosoideae

    Description

    Color tends to be a golden to dark brown, sometimes with darker streaks. Sapwood is usually thin and yellow/white, clearly demarcated from the heartwood. Monkeypod is sometimes seen with highly figured curly or wild grain patterns. Grain is usually straight, but can also be interlocked or wavy. Texture is medium to coarse, with medium to large open pores and a moderate natural luster.