Amendoim (Brazilian Hazelnut)

Trade Name: 
Amendoim
Common Name: 
Brazilian Hazelnut
Scientific Name: 
Pterogyne, spp
Origin: 
Brazil
Janka Hardness: 
1912

The sapwood of Brazilian Hazelnut/Amendoim is yellow/brown, while the heartwood has more of a reddish brown tint. The grain tends to take on a very warm, rose-colored hue. Brazilian Hazelnut is considered to be of medium tetxure, and is often described as having a "lustrous" look.