Afata (Cordia trichotoma)

Afata (Cordia trichotoma)

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Common Name(s): Afata

Scientific Name: Cordia trichotoma

Distribution: E

Tree Size: ft ( m) tall, ft ( m) trunk diameter

Average Dried Weight: lbs/ft3 ( kg/m3)

Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): ., .

Janka Hardness: lbf ( N)

Modulus of Rupture: lbf/in2 ( MPa)

Elastic Modulus: lbf/in2 ( GPa)

Crushing Strength: – lbf/in2 (- MPa)

Shrinkage: Radial: %, Tangential: %, Volumetric: %, T/R Ratio:

Color/Appearance: No data available.

Grain/Texture: No data available.

Endgrain: Diffuse-porous; solitary and radial multiples; medium pores in no specific arrangement, moderately numerous; tyloses mineral/gum deposits occasionally present; parenchyma vasicentric; narrow rays, spacing fairly close.

Rot Resistance: No data available.

Workability: No data available.

Odor: No characteristic odor.

Allergies/Toxicity: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, oak has been reported as a sensitizer. Usually most common reactions simply include eye and skin irritation. See the articles Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information.

Pricing/Availability: No data available.

Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Common Uses: No data available.

Comments: No data available.

Related Species:

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Related Articles:

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Afata (Cordia trichotoma)

Afata (sanded)

Afata (sealed)

Afata (sealed)

Afata (endgrain)

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Afata (endgrain 10x)

Afata (endgrain 10x)


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