Stunning good looks
Amazing natural color
Glues and machines easily
Color RangeLight red or violet with fairly evenly spaced purple stripes
Other NamesAkume, Bingbinga, Bubinga, Essingang, Kevazingo, Ovang, Waka
Some Typical UsesFurniture, turning, decorative items, veneer, high end furniture and millwork, musical instruments, flooring, cutting boards, guitars, musical instruments
What's the Tree Like?A large tree reaching over 100 feet in height and trunk diameter of 36" and clear for up to 60 feet.
Bubinga grows in Africa