Wood lexicon Types of wood


[Tim·bo·ra·na]; [botanical name: Amburana cearensis]; Trade name: Timborana

Timborana surface
Origin Amazon region in Brazil
mass density 1050 kg/m3
wood color yellow to reddish brown
wood structure straight, sometimes irregular, with twisted growth and fine texture
Usage Furniture, patios, boat building, ceilings and floors

Timborana, botanically known as Amburana cearensis, is an exotic wood native to the rainforests of South America. The tree reaches impressive heights and is characterized by its robust wood, which has a high density and hardness. The color palette ranges from an attractive light brown to reddish shades, making it stand out not only for its strength but also for its aesthetic qualities. Timborana has a wide range of applications, from high-quality furniture to flooring and various interior decorations. The outstanding resistance to wood pests, especially termites, makes it a durable and sustainable choice for various construction and design projects.

Due to its environmental friendliness and outstanding properties, Timborana is becoming increasingly popular on the international timber market. The use of this wood not only contributes to the promotion of sustainable forestry, but also allows the creation of unique and resistant wood products. Considering its versatility and natural beauty, Timborana is valued as an attractive option for demanding wood applications that require durability and visual appeal.

Sources: precious woods, Van den Berg Hardhout