Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub -Redwood-
€ 3,50 – € 25,00
- Sustainable harvest
- Grown Organically
- Straight from the Source
- Botanically accurate
Latin name: Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub
Also know as: Redwood, African Padauk, African Coralwood, Kisese (Congo), Mbel (Cameroon), Mukula, N’gula (Zaire), and Tacula (Angola)
Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub – African Redwood
Pterocarpus soyauxii, commonly known as African padauk of African Redwood, is a tree species native to Central and West Africa. It is highly valued for its dense, durable, and attractive timber. African Redwood is renowned for its striking reddish-orange to deep crimson color, making it a popular choice among craftsmen, furniture makers, and woodworkers.
Beyond its aesthetic and physical properties, Pterocarpus soyauxii wood possesses some other interesting characteristics. African Redwood has a distinct, sweet aroma that is often compared to that of roses. It also has a high natural oil content, which contributes to its natural resistance to moisture and decay.
Pterocarpus soyauxii tree has been traditionally used in some African cultures as a herbal remedy. The bark, leaves, and roots, have been utilized for their medicinal properties.