CHARACTERISTICS OF TREE
Scientific Name : Afzelia sp
Family: Leguminosae Caesalpiniaceae
Unified Name : Doussie
Growing areal : from the savannah ot the tropical area to the equatorial zone of Africa.
Environment: The trees grows freely. Being the growing area wide, isn't possible to give correct information about environment, soil and exposure.
Trunk; logs and tissues: The trees are very tall, they reaches the height of over 35-40 meters. In diameter, at breast height, they can reach 1,00-1,20 meters. The trunks are rather regular, and at its inside, are frequent slits with hard concretions (e.g. silicon) or yellow-lemon dusts.
WOOD APPEARANCE TO THE NAKED EYE
Texture : Coarse
Fiber: Frequently twisted
Grain: Evident but not marked
Color : Yellowish-white sapwood and heartwood brown.