Tauari (Couratari guianensis Aubl.)


Common names: tauary, wadara, kakawalli, ingie pipa, balata blanc, maho cigarre


Distribution : South and Central America


Color/appearance : Heartwood white or grey, white or grey to brown


Janka hardness: 488 lbf


Density: 3.22 lbf


Shrinkage: 1

Radial (thickness): 4.1%

Tangential (width): 6.6%,

Volumetric (total): 10.7%,

T/R Ratio (width to depth): 1.6


Allergies/Toxicity: 1 Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Tauari



Sustainability: CITES: No, IUCN: No


Common Uses: Beams, joists, flooring, steps, shutter boards, furniture and cabinets,plywood and veneer, musical instruments, handicrafts, moldings.



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