Wood Atlas - Xylarium


lat. Asteropeia rhopaloides
Manoka jaune, Fanola


Andrampotsy (Asteropeia rhopaloides) is native in Madagascar, it's an evergreen, medium-sized tree found only in the tropical and subtropical rainforests of the island off the southeastern coast of Africa. The tree reaches a height of 65-100 feet and a diameter of about 30 inches.  Also known as manoka, wood is especially good for joinery, carving and turning  in interior design applications. It is also used to prop up mining tunnels, construct bridges, and make rail sleepers It also suitable for heavy floors.
The wood is hard, heavy, and dense and is outstanding to work with and polishes wonderfully.

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Our wood atlas makes it significantly easier to find the right wood for your projects.
But, as you know, wood is a natural product and what us shown here is only
a sample and the actual piece may vary in color and pattern.

Tip: Use the left and right arrows to navigate; to select the wood currently show, click on the link below the image. The wood atlas is by no means exhaustive and is constantly being expanded. But, on the whole, almost all the woods we have in stock are shown.