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||Equatorial West Africa
||Durability is characterized by its hardness, weight, and stability, all of which are ranked high amongst wood species. Considerable resistance to termites.
||Difficult to work with hand tools, as well as to machine. Pre-drilling holes for nails and screws is recommended due to its hardness and density.
||Piano keys, cutlery, tool handles, decorative wood works, flooring.