LATIN NAME: Hymenaea courbaril
OTHER COMMON NAMES: jatoba
Common Thicknesses are 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4
Janka Hardness Value: 2350
A tree common in the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. It is a hardwood that is used for furniture, flooring, and decoration. Its hard fruit pods have edible dry pulp surrounding the seeds. Its sap, called animé, is used for incense, perfume, and varnish.