Arruda flat cut wood veneer has a coarse texture. Heartwood is chocolate to violet brown to violet, streaked with black or golden brown.
Common Uses for Flat Cut Arruda Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, cabinetry, doors and furniture, as well as both yacht and aircraft interiors.
Other Name(s): Also known as Umbu or Imbu.
The Tree: Native to northeast Brazil, Arruda is a slow growing tree, typically reaching heights up to 20 feet.
Region: South America