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Sapele Entandrophragma cylindricum

General Description
Common Name: Sapele
Botanical Name: Entandrophragma cylindricum
Other Common Names: Aboudikro, Assi, Assie sapelli, Lifari, M'boyo, Muyovu, Penkwa, Sapele, Sapele mahogany, Sapeli, Sapelli, Undianuno
Common Uses: Boat building, Decorative plywood, Decorative veneer, Domestic flooring, Furniture , Joinery, Paneling , Building materials, Canoes, Chairs, Chests, Concealed parts (Furniture), Desks, Dining-room furniture, Dowell pins, Dowells, Drawer sides, Excelsior, Figured veneer, Fine furniture, Floor lamps, Flooring, Furniture components, Furniture squares or stock, Hatracks, Interior construction, Kitchen cabinets, Lifeboats, Living-room suites, Office furniture, Parquet flooring, Plywood, Radio, stereo, TV cabinets, Rustic furniture, Shipbuilding, Stools, Sub-flooring, Tables , Utility furniture, Veneer, Wainscotting, Wardrobes
Region: Africa
Country: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Uganda, Zaire
Distribution: The geographical range of Sapele is reported to extend from the Ivory Coast to the Cameroon, eastward through Zaire to Uganda. It is reported to be found in different forest types, including deciduous, evergreen, and transitional zones.