Purpleheart

Purpleheart

Purpleheart

Wood species / Trade name:

Purpleheart

Names:

  • German: Amarant
  • French: Amarante
  • Chinese: 紫心木

Botanical name:

Peltogyne venosa

Character / Color:

The splendid purple color of this straight-grained South American wood is particularly captivating.  Frequently occurring interlocked fibers give the grain an irregular look. Growth zones are nearly unrecognizable. The light-colored pores, scattered across a dark background, are often filled with a white substance. In the structure of this unusual and decorative wood you can see stripes, waves and dark vessel lines.

Main occurence:

South America

Usage:

Furniture, Shipbuilding, Musical instruments, Construction lumber

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