Wood Atlas - Xylarium
lat. Afzelia xylocarpa
Afzelia (Afzelia xylocarpa) belongs to the carob plants. This native of Southeast Asia Art comes primarily from Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Burma. The tree can grow up to 100 feet tall with a trunk diameter of more than 6 feet across. It was named after Swedish botanist Adam Afzelius. The seeds and bark are used in herbal medicine.
The wood is very resistant and durable. It is also very resistant to insects. It is used for flooring and furniture making, among other things. Special forms of growth, such as the wavy Afzelia Xylai with its great 3-D effect and even rarer burls are much prized by artisans for use as knives, pens, and other smaller objects.
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