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  • International Synonyms: Pau Mulato 
  • Scientific name: Calycophyllum spruceanum 
  • Common names: capirona, polo mulatto, Bolivia: guayabochi, white polo. Colombia: capirona high, guayabete. Ecuador: capirona. 
  • Family: Rubiaceae 
  • Origin: South America 

Description of the Wood

  • Color: White Pardo 
  • Grain: Straight, crosslinked 
  • Texture: Very Fine 
  • Bright: Medium intense 
  • Banned: Soft 
  • Odor: not distinctive 
  • Taste: not distinctive 

Description of the Wood

  • Natural drying behavior: Regular 
  • Artificial drying behavior: Regular 
  • Natural durability: Durable 
  • Workability: Easy to use 
  • Use: The wood can be used for flooring, parquet, moldings, dowels, shipbuilding, heavy beams structures, bodies, turning, sports rackets and ping pong, tool handles. 

Physical and Mechanical properties

  • Basic Density: 0.76 g/cm3 Kg/m3 

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