||Rosa Peroba (Aspidosperma spp.)
||Also known as red peroba, pink peroba, palo rosa, amargosa.
||Grows in southeastern areas of Brazil.
||Fine textured, straight to irregular grain, medium luster, with rose-red heartwood and yellowish sapwood.
||Hard, heavy, very dense wood with moderate to high bending strength, moderate shock resistance, low stiffness, and durable heartwood.
||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.
||Used for joinery, furniture, flooring, ship building, general construction, paneling, turnery, decorative veneers, and acid vats.