A decorative wood from the Andira inermis tree found in the West Indies. Angelin is a reddish brown to black figured wood that is highly resistant to fungi and insects. It is also called pheasant wood and partridgewood.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Andira inermis; Andirá-uchi (Port.); angelim; partridgewood; pheasant wood
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 285
- F. H. Titmuss, Commercial Timbers of the World, The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965
- Gordon Hanlon, contributed information, 1998