Lemonwood (Calycophyllum candidissimum)
Common Names: Lemonwood, Degame
Distribution: Cuba and Central America
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a light brown to pale yellowish color. Sapwood is lighter in color
Janka Hardness: 1,880 lbf
Density: 4.25 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Besides the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no further health reactions have been associated with Lemonwood.
Common Uses: Archery bows, carvings, turned objects and fishing rods.