Rosa Peroba

Name Rosa Peroba (Aspidosperma spp.)
Type Hardwood.
Other Names Also known as red peroba, pink peroba, palo rosa, amargosa.
Sources Grows in southeastern areas of Brazil.
Appearance Fine textured, straight to irregular grain, medium luster, with rose-red heartwood and yellowish sapwood.
Physical Props Hard, heavy, very dense wood with moderate to high bending strength, moderate shock resistance, low stiffness, and durable heartwood.
Working Props Works easily when grain is straight, although a reduced cutter angle is recommended. Pre-drilling required for screwing and nailing. Glues easily and responds well to stains and polish finishes.
Uses Used for joinery, furniture, flooring, ship building, general construction, paneling, turnery, decorative veneers, and acid vats.