Erisma uncinatum Warm.
bruteiro – cachimbo-de-jabuti – cambará – jaboti-da-terra-firme – quaruba-vermelha – quarubatinga – quarubarana – verga-de-jabuti – jaboty
General Characteristics: heartwood light reddish brown distinct from the light gray to light grayish brown sapwood. Distinct growth rings, grain straight to interlocked, texture medium, luster lacking and not distinctive odor.
Density: light wood, with density at 12% moisture content of 570 kg/m3 and green density of 1110 kg/m3.
Drying: kiln-dries rapidly, with tendency for moderate cupping, and with a moderate tendency for medium checking and twisting.
Workability: easy to plane, saw and sand. It does not finish well.
Durability: low resistance against wood-degraders organisms.
Preservation: sapwood and heartwood very easy to be preserved with creosote and CCA-A with pressure-vacuum systems.
Uses: civil and naval constructions, boats, furniture, framing, paneling, boxes and crates, furniture components and others.