s the product of several Dryobalanops species, mainly Dryobalanops
aromatica, D.lanceolata, D.keithii, D.rappa, D.beccarii and D.oblongifolia.
The timber dries moderately slowly to slowly with little degrade.
¡°Pin holes¡± (which are the galleries of dead Ambrosia beetles)
are a common defect in this wood.
General description of the wood:- Sapwood is well-defined and yellowish brown
in colour. The heartwood is reddish brown. The grain is straight or slightly
interlocked or sometimes deeply interlocked. Texture is moderately coarse and