|ALSO KNOWN AS:
||Essingang, Ovang, Kevazingo, Waka, Ehie
||Equatorial Africa. Occurs in swampy or periodically inundated forests, rivers and lakeshores.
||Moderately hard and heavy, moderately durable and resistant to preservative treatment. Drying may be difficult, but with care, the wood dries well.
||Heartwood pink, vivid red, or red Quite hard and heavy the species work, saw, and plane rather well and produce a good finish, glues well, a good wood for turnings
||Fine furniture and cabinetwork, decorative veneers, fancy turnery, inlay work.