Tornillo grows in the Loreton Huanuco provinces of Peru and in the humid terra firma of the Brazilian Amazon region. The heartwood is pale brown with a golden luster. Texture is coarse and the wood is comparable in strength to the American elm. Tornillo cuts easily and can be finished smoothly.
Avg Dry Wgt : 35 lbs/ft3 (555 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 950lbf (4226 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.51
Texture : Coarse
Grain Pattern : Straight or interlocked
Health Risk : Dust can irritate nose and throat
Color : Light Brown
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood