Item ID 7710
Scientific Name: Cordia dodecandra
Other Names: Siricote, Canalete, Laurel, Freijo, Peterebi
Growing Regions: Mexico to Argentina
Color: Sapwood is creamy white to yellow brownish, matt heartwood is dark red-brown with irregular dark brown and deep black zones.
Pattern: Fine textured, very lustrous surface. Some flitches have spider webbing, some swirls, some clouds and layers upon layers. It can have stunning looks.
Characteristics: Very decorative. Grain often interlocking, moderately hard and heavy. Can have beautiful brown and black landscape designs and islands. It can be prone to checking.
Uses: Furniture, interior decoration, cabinetwork.
Log Number: 11