Sapele – Entandrophragma cylindricum
Sapele AKA Sapelle
Colour – The sapwood tends to be whitish to pale yellow and is distinct from the heartwood, which ranges in colour from a medium to dark reddish or purplish brown
Grain – The timber is lustrous and fine-textured, with an interlocked grain that is sometimes wavy, producing a narrow, uniform roe figure on quartered surfaces.
Density – Not Available
Durability – Not Available
Hardness – Not Available
Sapwood – The sapwood tends to be whitish to pale yellow
Heartwood – The timber heartwood ranges in colours from a medium to dark reddish or purplish brown.
Texture – The timber is lustrous and fine-textured
Growth Rings – Not Available
Vessels – Not Available
Resin Canals – Not Available
Parenchyma – Not Available
Rays – Not Available
Odour – When cut, it has a cedar like scent.