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Anigre // Aningeria spp

Medium to coarse texture; grain usually straight, sometimes wavy; often with a fiddleback, mottled, or bees wing figure. Generally reported to saw and machine well, but some species are silicious and have a blunting effect on cutters.
Anigre grows in Africa
map of where Anigre grows
color of Anigre
Color Range
Yellowish-white to pale brown, sometimes with a pinkish tint.
other names for Anigre
Other Names
Anegre, M'boul, Aniegre, Mukali, Aningeria, Mukangu, Aningeria blanc, Muna, Aningre, N'kali, Kali, Osan, Kararo, Tanganyika nuss, Landojan, Tutu, Landosan
uses for Anigre
Some Typical Uses
Furniture, cabinets, interior millwork.
the Anigre tree
What's the Tree Like?
May reach a height of 180 feet with a clear cylindrical bole to 80 feet; trunk diameters above tall symmetrical buttresses 36-48".
Weight

2.92

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-18.44% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

995

Janka Rating
-22.87% softer than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.54

Specific Gravity
-15.62% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 5/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
Fine 3/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Average 6/10
Red Oak