Laurel, Indian

Also known as: Matti

Botanical Name: Terminalia tomentosa

Origin: Indian sub-continent

Description: Variable in appearance, with colour ranging from yellowy brown through pinky brown to rich, dark brown, usually with darker streaks and markings. Sometimes has a pretty mottle figure. The logs are only exported from India after conversion into veneer and supplies are limited. Used for high quality panelling and special furniture.

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