Scientific Name: Microberlinia brazzavillensis
Other names: Zebrano.
Source: West Africa, Cameroon Republic, Gaboon.
Color: Heartwood light golden-yellow, with dark brown to almost black veins. A zebra-stripe results from quarter-sliced veneers.
Pattern: Interlocked to wavy grain; coarse textured; lustrous.
Characteristics: Heavy, hard.
Uses: Cabinetwork, interiors, inlays, marquetry, decorative veneer.
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