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)
Machaerium scleroxylon Tul. (Fam. Fabaceae)
Santos Palisander, Palissandro santos, Santos rosewood, Palissandre de Cayenne
Woods of different kinds with similar coloration, stiffness and high hardness, like Macassar Ebony (Diospyros celebica), Goncalo Alves (Astronium graveolens) and Bubinga (Guibouriia tessmannii u. a.) as well as predominant brownish woods of the type Coria.
South America; Brazil, Bolivia
The sapwood and the heartwood are strongly separated. The sapwood is nearly white or yellowish, the heartwood offers a very beautiful, violet-brown tinge, which goes to tobacco-colored, nerved with very dark, nearly black veining, which give the wood its typical appealing appearance. The wood is hard, heavy and moderate fat. It is very decorative.