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Caribbean Walnut Species Details   (Back to Species List)

Detailed information pertaining to Caribbean Walnut (Lysiloma, bahamensis) is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): T’zalam.
Grown in: Belize, Mexico and Guatemala.
Description
Caribbean Walnut is a variegated medium to dark brown wood, which can have reddish to purplish highlights. It is a species whose beauty is best seen when viewing an expanse of the wood installed rather than just a few samples.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Range: Caribbean Walnut exhibits a large degree of color variability which becomes less prominent over time.
Color Change: Caribbean Walnut will exhibit a considerable degree of color change over time. From fresh milled, when the specie exhibits a wide range of tones, it will quickly mute down to a more narrow range of medium brown tones, which then continue to darken over time.
Product availability
Available in the following collections: World Woods.
See a list of all Caribbean Walnut products.
Hardness Chart
Hardness Chart for Caribbean Walnut.
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