Cambara has a beautiful, deep reddish-brown heartwood and a distinct grayish-white sapwood. Straight grained with a typically medium to coarse grain, it is valued for its color consistency.
Name : Cambara
Scientific name : Erisma uncinatum
Family : Vochysiaceae
Origin : Suriname, Guyana, French Guiana, Brazil
Other names : Cedrinho, Felikwari, Jaboty, Singrikwari
Natural Durability : Class 2-3 with poor resistance to termites and marine borders
Density (12%) : 610 kg/m³
Shrinkage (%) : rad. 2%, tang. 5,1%
Bending density (12%) : 80 N/mm²
Drying : fast, slight cupping
Working : easy
Finishing : good
Uses : interior and exterior joinery, millwork, plywood, veneer.