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Freshly cut, the colour of Eveuss heartwood is orange-yellow which later discolours to dark brown with black veins. The sapwood is (almost) indistinguishable from the heartwood. Eveuss has no distinguishing smell or taste.

Properties of this timber species


  • Botanical name: Klainedoxa gabonensis
  • ATIBT name: Eveuss
  • Other names: Ngon


  • Heavy constructions.
  • Use in freshwater, bridges, industrial and trailer floors
  • In addition, thanks to its exterior appearance, it can be used for indoor panelling and parquet and strip floors


  • Resistance to fungi: class 1 (very durable). The possible presence of non- or poorly visible sapwood can have an influence on the expected durability.
  • Resistance to insects: Termites class D (sapwood and heartwood very durable), Marine borers class D (sapwood and heartwood very durable) in Northern European conditions.


  • (900)-1060-(1100) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content
  • Fresh 1000-1150 kg/m3

source: Houtvademecum © 2010 Centrum Hout Almere, 10e herziene druk

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