Color RangeRussett to reddish brown, often with dark stripes or streaks.
Other NamesAlga, Algarrobo, Azucar huayo, Brazilian Cherry, Copal, Copinol, Courbaril, Gaupinol, Jatahy, Jatoba, Jutai, Kawanari, Locust, Pie de venado, Rode locus, Rode rode locus, West indian locust
Some Typical UsesFurniture, cabinets, flooring, veneer, decks, outdoor furniture, trim, stairs, moldings.
What's the Tree Like?Usually less than 100 feet with a trunk 24-48", but occasionally larger. May have swollen bases or buttresses and boles clear to 80 feet.
Jatoba grows in Latin America