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Andean Mahogany Species Details   (Back to Species List)

Detailed information pertaining to Andean Mahogany (Piptadenia, macrocarpa) is detailed below:

Specie Names
Lumber Name(s): Curupay / Angico Preto.
Grown in: Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia.
Description
Andean Mahogany is a highly figured wood with pronounced black striping.
Color Range and Color Change
Color Range: Andean Mahogany offers an extremely wide range of color variability from light cream colors through to almost black pieces.
Color Change: Andean Mahogany undergoes a dramatic color change from when fresh milled to when fully aged. Initially the background wood (to the black striping) varies from cream to orangish tones and then over times changes to deep dark orangey/reddish brown making the black stripes less pronounced.
Where to Use
Andean Mahogany may be used both residentially and commercially wherever a bold striped rosewood look is desired.
Product availability
Available in the following collections: Exotic.
See a list of all Andean Mahogany products.
Hardness Chart
Hardness Chart for Andean Mahogany.
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