This very dense tropical wood has a straight and uniform grain.
Depending on the variety its colors range from a dark red or burgundy to lighter pinkish shades. Caoba is lighter than other species of water resistant tropical hardwood. The different species of Caoba are prized across the world for their beauty, durability and color. It is classified as a precious wood.
The wood of the Machiche varies in color from light brown to a dark reddish brown.
It has light colored patterns with fine lines. The yellow sapwood is easily distinguished from the heartwood. The grain can be straight or irregular with a coarse texture. It is very hard-wearing.
A very hard and dense tropical wood with purple and dark brown heartwood, which can display considerable color variation. The variety of tones is very attractive and distinguished. The grain is straight and occasionally crossed over, which can create interesting swirls in the heartwood, while the sapwood is very light giving it a delightful contrast.
Classified as precious tropical hardwood, this remarkable species has a completely irregular grain, whose semi-circular patterns are not found any other type of wood. It is extremely hard. Its color is dark brown with thin black and irregular lines that contrast sharply with the light cream-colored sapwood. Ziricote is a very rare wood.