9.8 ft x 13.1 ft = 129.2 ft²
50.8 px/inch (DPI)
9.8 ft x 3.2 ft = 32 ft²
84.7 px/inch (DPI)
9.8 ft x 1.2 ft = 11.6 ft²
127 px/inch (DPI)
Baillonelle toxisperma Pierre., Mimusops djave Engl. (Fam. Sapotaceae)
Moabi is sometimes substituted for Afzelia, Basralocus, Iroko, Indonesian Keruing, Makore/Douka, Niangon, Red Balau, European Beech, Utile; the heavier species partly for Azobe (Ekki) / Tali and Yellow Balau.
West Africa: Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Cabinda (Angola) / Zaire; especially often in East-Gabon
The sapwood and the heartwood are very different. The sapwood is 4-6 cm wide and is light pink to white. The heartwood varies from dusky pink to brown pink, mahogany red to reddish grey. Moabi has a matt silky shine and is wavy mottled. It is fairly smooth- and long fibre, straight grown, of thick and fine structure, medium-hard, fairly heavy, elastic and pressure-resistant. Decorative and shrinks very little.