Santos Mahogany (Myroxilon balsamum)
Common Names: Santos Mahogany, Cabreuva
Distribution: Southern Mexico, Central & South America
Color/Appearance: Golden brown to a darker purplish red. Quartersawn sections can show a striped or ribbon pattern.
Janka Hardness: 2,400 lbf
Density: 4.75 lbf
Allergies/Toxicity: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Santos Mahogany has been reported to cause skin and respiratory irritation.
Common Uses: Flooring, furniture, molding and boat trim.