Lyptus (Eucalyptus urograndis (Eucalyptus grandis x E. urophylla hybrid)
Common Names: Lyptus
Distribution: Grown on plantations in Brazil
Color/Appearance: Color ranges from a lighter salmon pink to a darker brownish red
Janka Hardness: 1,420 lbf
Density: 4.42 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 Lyptus
Common Uses: Flooring, lumber, interior millwork, cabinetry, plywood and turned objects.
Lyptus® is merely a trade name, which is a registered trademark owned by the Brazilian company Fibria. The Lyptus® brand is marketed in the United States by Weyerhaeuser. The actual tree species, which is grown on Brazilian plantations owned by Fibria, is a Eucalyptus hybrid of Eucalyptus grandis and E. urophylla.