Jequitiba flat cut wood veneer sapwood is light brown while the heartwood can be yellow or brown with pinkish, orange or red tones. Fine textured, straight grain.
Common Uses for Flat Cut Jequitiba Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, cabinetry, doors and furniture, as well as yacht and aircraft interiors.
Other Name(s): Abarco, South American Mahogany.
The Tree: Height varies but generally reaches heights of 100-130 feet with trunk diameters as wide as 4-6 feet.
A Little History: Because of its similar looks, Jequitiba is an appropriate substitute for true Mahogany.
Region: South America