Wood from the tonka bean tree, Coumarouna panamensis, native to Panama. Almendro produces a yellowish brown wood that is sold as a substitute for greenheart wood. It is dense and is resistant to weather, fungi and insects.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Coumarouna panamensis; tonka bean tree
Resources and Citations
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 377
- Gordon Hanlon, contributed information, 1998