afrormosia


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Related to afrormosia: African Teak, Pericopsis elata

afrormosia

(ˌæfrɔːˈməʊzɪə)
n
(Forestry) a hard teaklike wood obtained from tropical African trees of the leguminous genus Pericopsis
[C20: from Afro- + Ormosia (genus name)]
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This wooden marionette is made from Afrormosia wood, weighs 15 tonnes and stands at 32ft tall.
Inventaire de Pericopsis elata (Afrormosia) dans une foret de production au Congo en vue de sa gestion durable.
The custom fireplace (top left) is set into a hand-built wall of oiled afrormosia, an African teak.
Species: Red & white oak, quarter sawn red & white oak, rift sawn red & white oak, maple, cherry, birch, red birch, hickory, pine, walnut, ash, alder, beech, butternut, elm, Douglas fir, poplar, afrormosia, Lyptus, mahogany, sapele
Dine has imbued the residences at 10 West End Avenue with warmth and refinement using the finest natural materials, such as Pianeta Legno Afrormosia wood flooring, and a soothing color palette.
Under construction in the woodworking shop is a master bedroom wall unit with desk made of golden brown, fine-grained afrormosia wood punctuated with a tall column of wenge.
Previous works have demonstrated that stem bark extracts of Cola nitida (Sterculiaceae), Afrormosia laxiflora and Pterocarpus erinaceus (Fabaceae) provoked a blockade of female rat ovulation and estrous cycle by inhibiting pituitary LH release in vivo.
On the hardwood side it carries a choice of 23 different types including Afrormosia, Ash, Beech, Cedar, Cherry American, Idigbo, Iroko, Jelutong, Keruing, Lauan, Mahogany, Maple, Meranti, Oak, Obeche, Ramin, Sapele, Tatajuba, Teak, Tulipwood and Utile.
The artwork weighing 15 tonnes and made from Afrormosia wood was unveiled in Doha on Wednesday in the presence of the artist and officials of HIA and Qatar Museums (QM) and other guests.
'Small Lie' is made from Afrormosia wood and weighs 15 tonnes.
Other teak substitutes include cordia (Cordia alliodora) and afrormosia (Pericopsis elata).
The correct names for Afrormosia are: AFrican teak, red-bark, devil's tree, bonsamdua, kokrodua, assamela, mohole, ayin, egbi and ejen.