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Tiama heartwood is pink-brown to uniformly red, discolouring to dark red-brown. The 100 mm thick sapwood is grey-white to light pink, sometimes with a transitional zone with the heartwood.

Properties of this timber species


  • Botanical name: Entandrophragma angolense
  • ATIBT name: Tiama
  • Other names: Edinam


  • Furniture, panelling, stairs, parquet, yacht and boatbuilding, plywood, decorative veneer and as a replacement for Sipo and Sapeli


  • Resistance to fungi: class 3 (moderately durable)
  • Resistance to insects: Termites class G (sapwood susceptible to damage)


  • (520)-550-560-570-(650) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content
  • Fresh 800-900 kg/m3

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

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