Found all over Western Africa, especially strongly represented in the Center of the Congo.
|Botanical name:||Bombax buonopozense|
|Overall character:||A strikingly massive tree with a diameter of up to 200 centimetres.|
|Color and structure:||The wood has a white to yellowish-white and light grey shade, with red or brown hues. The splint is not particularly distinct.|
|Characteristics/features:||It is very homogenous, evenly grown and only rarely shows signs of fibre twists. Light and fine-grained.|
|Areas of use:||Often used for interior construction, wood turning and furniture.|