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Rosewood – Nicaraguan

Dalbergia tucurensis
Also known as |
Nicaraguan Rosewood|Panama Rosewood|Yucatan Rosewood
Rosewood - Nicaraguan Lumber @ Rare Woods USA

Nicaraguan Rosewood — also known as Yucatan Rosewood, or Panama Rosewood — is the least dense, hard and heavy of all the Dalbergia species. Its heartwood can vary from a pale yellow-brown, to tan, to varying shades of brown (both light and dark); sapwood is pale yellow and clearly demarcated. Grains are generally straight, but can be wavy or interlocked; its texture ranges from fine to medium, with large, open pores. Its moderate luster is in keeping with its reputation of being aesthetically bland, although darker accents and occasional figuring are sometimes present.

Despite being significantly less stout than all of its true rosewood cousins, the wood is surprisingly durable. It is less oily, also, which adds up to some generally very cooperative working, turning, gluing and finishing properties.

This species is listed in CITES Appendix II, but is not listed on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species; part of the Dalbergia -genus worldwide exportation ban.

Why We Love This Wood

The density, hardness and weight of this species can vary greatly, depending on the specific region and conditions of its growth.

There has been some confusion and controversy surrounding its scientific name, as it is commonly referred to as "Dalbergia Yucatensis."

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    Main Color GroupReddish Brown
    Grain Pattern Pronounced
    Avg Dry Weight - LB/BF3.5
    Avg Dry Weight - KG/M3680
    Janka Hardness - LBF1210
    Janka Hardness - N5400
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