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Tali Wood LOG

TALI

Species information

Scientific name: Erythroxylaceae

Other Names:  Sasswood, Missanda, Muave, Mwavi, Gogbei, Elone, Erun, Makone, Potrodom, Kassa, Alui

Appearance: Tali is orangey yellow brown to reddish brown. Interlocked grain, coarse texture, the sapwood is clearly demarcated.

Workability: Tali can be used as a susbtitute for Azobe. It can be used in Posts, Stakes, Sleepers, Industrial or heavy flooring, Vehicle and container flooring, Bridges,Hydraulics work.

Density: Density at 12%: 0.91g/cm3 Heavy

Durability: Fungi resistance: Very durable 

Dry wood borers: Durable, does not require any preservative treatment. 

Termite resistance: Durable 

Treatability: Note permeable

Preservation: Dry wood borers: Durable, does not require any preservative treatment