Abura (Mitragyna Ciliata)
AburaWood Details(Know Your Wood)
Color/Appearance: Has a uniform yellow to pinkish-brown color, with sapwood indistinct from heartwood.
Workability: Takes glue and finishes well. Has a slight blunting effect on cutting edges and tools due to a moderate silica content (.25%).
Grain/Texture: Has a fine texture and a straight or slightly interlocked grain.
Rot Resistance: Good acid resistance.
Common Uses: A general-purpose lumber used for furniture, interior millwork, plywood, and flooring.
Comments: Sometimes sold under the name Bahia, the handful of African species from the Mitragyna genus that are sold interchangeably with one another include: M. ciliata, M. ledermannii, and M. stipulosa. These species have been formerly placed in the Hallea genus (now considered a synonym), and Fleroya.
Abura (Mitragyna Ciliata): Available in Logs/Customised Form
Common Name(s):Abura, Bahia
Scientific Name:Mitragyna Ciliata
Distribution:West and Central Africa
Tree Size:100-115 ft (30-35 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight:35 lbs/ft3 (560 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC):.45, .56
Janka Hardness:820 lbf (3,670 N)
Modulus of Rupture:11,760 lbf/in2 (81.1 MPa)
Elastic Modulus:1,386,000 lbf/in2 (9.56 GPa)
Crushing Strength:6,220 lbf/in2 (42.9 MPa)
Shrinkage:Radial: 4.3%, Tangential: 9.2%, Volumetric: 13.3%,
T/R Ratio: 2.1
Available in Logs/Swan Boules/Lumber/Customised Form
Loading Port; Douala/Mombassa
Avg Lengh : – Around 12 Meter Max. (if loading is in containers)
One Container we can load around 19 to 22CBM.