||Rhodesian Teak (Baikiaea plurijuga)
||Also known as Zambesi redwood, umgusi, mukushi and mukusi.
||Grows in Zambia and Zimbabwe.
||Fine even texture, straight or slightly interlocked grain, red-brown heartwood, often with black flecks, and much paler sapwood.
||Very heavy and hard with a high resistance to abrasion. Rates high in bending and crushing strength, decay resistance, and stability in service.
||Has excellent turning properties but is otherwise difficult to work. Has a severe blunting effect on cutting edges and tends to burn during machining. Pre-drilling required for screwing and nailing. Glues, stains, and finishes well.
||Used for turned objects, flooring, furniture, wagons and railroad construction.