Angelim Pedra is 241% as hard as Red Oak (3040 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
- Flooring Trade Name
- Botanical Name
- Lumber Trade Name(s)
Angelim da Terra, Angelim da Mata, Caramate, Mirarema, Sapupira Amarela
Angelim Pedra has a grain that crisscrosses, and the texture is rough and unbalanced.
Angelim Pedra demonstrates a high level of stability, superior to Red Oak.
- Safety/Allergic Reactions
Angelim Pedra has been associated with IgE-mediated asthma.
- Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
Angelim Pedra is yellow when fresh cut and darkens on exposure to an orange-brown to dark brown.
- Color Range
Angelim Pedra has a heartwood is a soft brown yellow, and the sapwood is light brown.