Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins. Common Name : Gabon’s Ebony Botanic Name : Dyospiros Crassiflora Family : Ebenacee Commercial Name : Gabon’s Ebony, African Ebony Area of origin : Now rare, more common in the coastal areas of the towns surrounding the Gulf of Guinea: Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon. Related species grow in other parts of Africa. Habitat : Rainforests Description tree: Small tree that can reach a maximum height of 20. It has straight trunk and cylindrical with a diameter of 40-70 cm clear of sticks in the lower third. Wood appearance: Sapwood ranging in color from yellowish-gray to gray-brown; heartwood varies in color very dark gray (which becomes black with oxidation) of the most valuable choices to gray-brown. Sometimes streaked with veins reddish or grayish-yellow. Physical characteristics : Approximate density: 1-1.2 kg / dmc Bending strength: 140 N / mm² Compressive strength: 57 N / mm² Modulus of elasticity: 12,900 N / mm² Radial shrinkage: 8,3% Tangential shrinkage: 13% Workability : Wood has remarkable physical properties both static and dynamic, and is very resistant to impacts and at bending. It ‘a very hard wood and cutting a troublesome. The seasoning is pretty fast but trunks and large boards tend to split. Fundamental is the seal of the wood immediately after felling heads and favor a gradual maturation, possibly in small denominations. Great resistance to attack by fungi, insects and weather. Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.