Brazilian Pecan (Copaiba)

Species image for Copaiba Brazilian Pecan hardwood
Trade Name: 
Copaiba
Common Name: 
Brazilian Pecan
Scientific Name: 
Copaifera Multijuga
Origin: 
Brazil
Janka Hardness: 
1740

Copaiba's heartwood is reddish brown, often with a coppery hue and sometimes streaked, which does not sharply differ from the pinkish gray or nearly white sapwood. Copaiba possesses a silky, almost golden luster, with a grain that is most often straight. Its texture is categorized medium.