||Albizia (Albizia spp.)
||Also known as okuro, ayinre, and sifou.
||Includes heavy albizia, red nongo, and white nongo (over 30 species). Grows in southern half of Africa.
||Coarse texture with irregular, often interlocked grain. Heartwood is red-brown to chocolate-brown, at times with a purplish tinge.
||Fairly heavy, low stiffness and shock resistance, high crushing strength, moderate bending strength, and low movement in service.
||Can be challenging to work due to fine dust, blunting effects on tools, and irregular grain. Pre-drilling recommended for screwing or nailing. Finishes ok although filling of grain required for a smooth surface.
||Has many uses including marine construction, flooring, vehicle bodywork, various furniture components, boxes, crates, beams, joists, interior construction, and veneer.