Color RangeLight to dark olive brown with greenish caste, often with lighter or darker streaks.
Other NamesAmapa prieta, Bastard lignum vitae, Bethabara, Canaguate, Cortez, Ebano verde, Ebene vert, Greenhart, Guayacan, Ipe, Ironwood, Lapacho, Lapacho negro, Pau d'Arco, Polvillo, Tajibo
Some Typical UsesFurniture, flooring, industrial uses, tool handles, exterior applications, decking, inlay, furniture parts.
What's the Tree Like?May grow to 140-150 feet in height with trunk diameters of 72" and frequently to heights of 100 feet and diameters of 24-36". Boles are clear to 60 feet and more, with or without buttresses.
Ipe grows in Latin America