Color RangeBright orange red when freshy cut or planed, often with dark stripes; oxidizes to dark chocolate brown or light brown.
Other NamesAfrican Padauk, Mbe, Mbil, Mututi, Ngula, Bosulu
Some Typical UsesMusical instruments, furniture, flooring, turning, accessories.
What's the Tree Like?A straight, well shaped tree. Reaches 100 feet with a buttressed trunk which may be 48" at breast height.
Padauk (African) grows in Africa