An ornamental cabinet wood obtained from Chukrasia tabularis, a hardwood tree native to India and southeast Asia. The golden to reddish brown wood has a distinctive figuring and is often used in veneers and for carving.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Ymina wood; Chttagong wood; white cedar (India); Chukrasia tabularis
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- F. H. Titmuss, Commercial Timbers of the World, The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965