Centrolobium ochroxylum is a deciduous tree that can grow from 10 - 30 metres tall. The straight, cylindrical bole can be up to 100cm in diameter with buttresses[
The tree is valued for its attractive timber and is harvested from the wild for trade.
S. America - Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador.
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The wood of the various species of Centrolobium is richly coloured, usually yellowish or orange, with streaks of red, purple, or black, and takes a high satiny finish. It is of value for furniture, flooring, cooperage, shipbuilding, railway ties, mine timbers, and general construction[
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