Lyptus

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

 

Controlled species: CITES: no, IUCN: no

 

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.

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