ginhulagway ni August Heinrich Rudolf Grisebach. An Calycophyllum multiflorum in nahilalakip ha genus nga Calycophyllum, ngan familia nga Rubiaceae. Find technical and marketing information for lesser-used tropical timber species, LUS. Learn more on our Pau mulato (Calycophyllum multiflorum) page. H Calycophyllum multiflorum Griseb. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Calycophyllum (family Rubiaceae).

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Description based on 5 specimens. No data available Crushing Strength: Vessels per mm2 more than 20 very abundant. Joists 12 – Tropical timbers of the world. Heartwood basically white or grey to yellow, white or grey to brown occasionally with yellowish-brown discoloured heartwood; only the light coloured sapwood is traded.

Planing Planing operations are reported to be fair.

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Fibers with simple to minutely bordered pits. Castelo Boxwood endgrain 10x. Castelo Boxwood turns, glues, and finishes well. Water extract fluorescent clycophyllum blue ; colour of water extract colourless to brown.

Calycophyllum multiflorum – Useful Tropical Plants

Fibre pits mainly restricted to radial walls, simple to minutely bordered. Larger rays more than 4 seriate. Black Mesquite and Castelo Boxwood gavel head.

It has a tendency to checking and cupping, severe casehardening is also reported. Tyloses only in discoloured heartwood present or absent, thinwalled. Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Castelo Boxwood.


Grain tends to be straight to slightly interlocked. Fine, uniform texture with a slightly lustrous appearance. Sapwood and heartwood are not clearly calycophyloum.

Pallets 48 – The strength properties of timbers. Colour of ethanol extract colourless to brown. Color Sapwood and heartwood are not clearly differentiated. Basic Density or Specific Gravity O. Ethanol extract fluorescent light blue. A special thanks to Steve Earis for providing the wood sample facegrain of this wood species. This species is reported to be durable or moderately durable.

Ash white to grey. Castelo Boxwood Calycophyllum multiflorum.

Truck Body 53 – Timbers of the New World. My carvings are most of the time small. Castelo Boxwood, Ivorywood, Palo Blanco. Grain This species is reported to have straight grain. Vessels solitary and in short radial calyxophyllum.

Natural Durability This species is reported to be durable or moderately durable. Furniture, Common 23 – Handbook of Hardwoods. Rays more than 10 per mm abundant.

Sapwood colour similar to heartwood calycopyyllum, or distinct from heartwood colour only if discoloured heartwood is present.

Sawing Sawing operations are rated as fair. It is reported to air dry rapidly. Turning 30 – Embassy of Honduras in Japan.


Rays composed of only some uniseriate rays a single cell type homocellularor two or more cell types heterocellular ; homocellular ray cells square or upright. Cite this publication as: Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Overall working properties are fair, though dry wood is reported to have a high cutting resistance.

February 24, calycopphyllum 8: Mixed reports depending on type of decay fungi; usually rated as moderately durable.

PAU MULATO (Calycophyllum multiflorum)

Vessel-r Axial parenchyma absent or extremely rare, non visible with magnifying glass 8x. Trade Name Pau mulato. Archery bows, carvings, inlay and turned objects. The wood is white yellowish in color, with faint light brown streaks.

Heartwood is a light brown to pale yellowish color. Rays of two distinct sizes. It holds detail and is easy to work with. Axial parenchyma absent or extremely rare.

The interactive key allows access to the character list, illustrations, full and partial descriptions, diagnostic descriptions, differences and similarities between taxa, lists of taxa exhibiting specified attributes, summaries of attributes within groups of taxa, and geographical distribution. Splinter burns to full ash. Typically sold as turning blanks.