Anegre, Anigre

Scientific name: Pouteria spp.

Description:  Heartwood is a light yellowish-brown, sometimes with a pinkish hue. Color tends to darken to a more golden brown with age. Pale sapwood is not well defined. Figured grain, such as curly or mottled is occasionally present.

Grain is straight to interlocked, with a medium uniform texture and a good natural lustre.

Properties:  Overall working characteristics are fair, though depending on the species used, Anegre may have silica present and therefore have a blunting effect on tools.

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