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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

Physical and Chemical Properties

Density 35-45 ppcf

Resources and Citations

  • F. H. Titmuss, Commercial Timbers of the World, The Technical Press Ltd., London, 1965