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LAUREL NEGRO

SPECIES IDENTIFICATION
Scientific name Ocotea costulata (Nees.) Mez.
Family Lauraceae
Commercial name Laurel menta
Other names Aguarrás, Amarillo laurel (Colombia), Alcanfor, aguacatillo, jigua (Ecuador), Alcanfor moena, Casho moena (Peru), laurel (Venezuela)
Distribution area Aguarrás, Amarillo laurel (Colombia), Alcanfor, aguacatillo, jigua (Ecuador), Alcanfor moena, Casho moena (Peru), laurel (Venezuela)
Region and frecuency Frequent in Pando
Commercial group
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TREE DESCRIPTION
Treetop Sparsed
Trunc Curved, irregular or straight corrugated, commercial heights up to 35 m
Bark Coarse texture with small protuberances; gray to ligth brown color.

LAUREL NEGRO -  Laurel menta: clic to enlarge

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GENERAL FEATURES
Sapwood color Brown greenish Heartwood color Brown
Odor Distinctive Taste Distinctive and astringent
Luster Medium to bright Grain Interlocked
Stripped
Texture Medium to Fine
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PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Moisture content (Green lumber) 84 %
Basic density 0,48 g/cm3
Density (12% moisture content) 0,55 g/cm3
Radial shrinkage 4,3 %
Tangencial shrinkage 6 %
Volumetric shrinkage 11,9 %
Rate T/R 1,4
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MECHANICAL RESISTANCE
Modulus of elasticity 106 x 1000 x 1000 Kg/cm2
Modulus of rupture 737 Kg/cm2
Compression paralell to grain 532 Kg/cm2
Quarteredsawed
Kg/cm2
Lateral hardness 379 Kg
Impact bending
Kg-m
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TECHNICAL CONDITIONS FOR PROCESSING
Machining
Preservation Impermeable
Natural durability Moderately durable
Drying Time drying is moderate, with tendency to crack and warp . A soft kiln schedule is recommended
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END USES
Flooring
Veneer
Construction

Source: Información técnica para el procesamiento industrial de 134 especies maderables de Bolivia
Proyecto FAO-GCP/BOL/028/NET

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