Massaranduba (Manilkara bidentata)
Common Names: Massaranduba, Bulletwood
Distribution: The Caribbean, Central and South America
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a medium to dark reddish brown. Color tends to darken with age. Pale yellow sapwood is clearly differentiated from the heartwood
Janka Hardness: 3,130 lbf
Density: 5.59 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Reported to cause skin irritation.
Common Uses: Heavy construction (within its natural range), decking, flooring, boatbuilding, bent parts and turned objects.