COUNTRIES OF DISTRIBUTION: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia & Zimbabwe
ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: Generally widespread, secure and abundant within most of its range.
HEARTWOOD COLOUR: Reddish brown, brown, red with irregular dark brown or black flecks.
SAPWOOD COLOUR: White to yellow, pinkish light brown to grey. Clearly distinct from heartwood.
WORKING PROPERTIES: Generally finishing qualities are good. Glues, moulds, planes and turns well. Paints, polishes and stains with good results.