Iroko – Chlorophora Excelsa

Iroko AKA Teak, African Teak

Wood Appearance

Colour – Golden orange to brown

Grain – The grain is interlocked and sometimes irregular

Wood Properties

Density – 640 kg/m3

Durability – Not Available

Hardness – Not Available

Identification Features

Sapwood – Not distinguishable from the heartwood

Heartwood – Golden orange to brown

Texture – The texture can be rather coarse but even

Wood Structure

Growth Rings – Not Available

Vessels – Not Available

Parenchyma – Not Available

Rays – Not Available

Other Features

Burning Splinter Test – Not Available