Commercial Name – Aspidosperma album
Botanical Name – Red Peroba, Peroba Rosa, Kromanti Kipi
Family – Apocynaceae
Weight – 850kg/m3 (53 lb/ft3 ) seasoned
Color – yellowish, paler than heartwood, but not sharply demarcated
Grain – straight to irregular
Texture – fine and uniform
A good general purpose wood suitable for construction work requiring strength and durability and could also be useful for exterior joinery. Also suitable for panelling, turnery and furniture manufacture.