SCIENTIFIC NAME: Machaerium scleroxylon
COMMOM NAME: Bolivian Rosewood--Pau Ferro sometimes known as Santos Rosewood, Morado, or Palo Santos
ORIGIN: is grown in the Atlantic coastal region of Brazil and Bolivia.
DESCRIPTION: Bolivian Rosewood is a dream to work with It bends like butter, and being a close pore wood it doesn't require grain fillers and virtually any finish adheres to it with very little difficulty. It also makes a strong visual statement with rich golds, browns and sometimes green shades with strong black grain lines and striking variegation in the higher grade sets. Density 1010 kg/m3.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Additionally, it currently does not have any export restrictions making it a great choice for builders with international clients.