Ababa (Anthonotha fragrans)


Common names: Andomoteu (Côte d`Ivoire); Kibakoko (Congo); Lebelo (Cameroon); Kibakoko (Cameroon); Akoung élé évélé (Cameroon).


Distribution : West and central Africa


Color/appearance : The heartwood, yellowish-brown to brown with dark brown meshes, stands out little or from whitish to grayish-yellow sapwood.


Janka hardness: 700 lbf


Density: 4.08 lbf


Shrinkage: 1

Radial (thickness): 4.2%

Tangential (width): 8.4%,

Volumetric (total):12.6%,

T/R Ratio (width to depth): 2.0


Allergies/Toxicity: 1 In addition to the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no other health reactions have been associated with Ababa


Sustainability: CITES: No, IUCN: No


Common Uses: Construction, in carpentry, for the manufacture of crates and tool handles. It lends itself particularly to parquet flooring, woodwork and furniture


Subscribe to our mailing list to receive the latest product arrivals, as well as news, articles and woodworking information.

Abonnez-vous à notre liste de diffusion pour recevoir les derniers arrivages de produits, ainsi que des nouvelles, articles et des informations sur le travail du bois.