COUNTRIES OF DISTRIBUTION: Argentina, Brasil & South Africa (now considered an Alien species).
HEARTWOOD COLOUR: White, light yellow to pinkish.
SAPWOOD COLOUR: Yellow, white. Lighter than heartwood.
WORKING PROPERTIES: Bores, glues, moulds, planes, screws, sands and turns easily. Responds well to hand tools. Stains and polishes to a lustrous finish.