Brazilian rosewood

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Brazilian rosewood (Dalbergia nigra)

Description

A dense, reddish-brown wood with black streaks obtained from the Dalbergia nigra trees native to Brazil. Brazilian rosewood is extremely rare because the trees were overharvested in the early 20th century.

Synonyms and Related Terms

palissandre (Fr.); Rio Jacaranda (Deut.); palissandra; Jacarand da Baa (Port.); palisandro (Esp.); palissandro (It.)

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Authority

  • Website address 1, Website address 1 Comment: www.kestrelcreek.com/wood.htm
  • Website address 2 Comment: agroforester.com/futfor/multispecies.html

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