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Tamarind Species Details   (Back to Species List)

Detailed information pertaining to Tamarind (Dialium, guianense) is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): Tamarindo.
Grown in: Brazil and other areas in South and Central America.
Description
Tamarind is a wood very similar in color and graining to Brazilian Cherry except that it is more uniform in color, which is an orange-brown.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Range: Tamarind is very uniform in color with little variation when sourced from Brazil.
Color Change: Tamarind will darken over time from a tan salmon color when fresh milled to a darker reddish brown.
Where to Use
Tamarind may used residentially or commercially wherever a uniform orangish red-brown color is desired.
Product availability
This species is currently not available in any collections.
Hardness Chart
Hardness Chart for Tamarind.
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