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Hardwood Flooring Species
Wood Image Common Name Janka Origin Description / Color
African Padauk
1725
Africa
African Padauk's hard and stable features is known primarily for its unique orange shading and seasoning over time.
Afrormosia
1560
Africa
Afrormosia is dense and consistently-colored with a moderately fine texture with a straight to interlocked grain.
Amendoim
1912
South America
Amendoim features swirling grains with small burl figures, medium texture, and medium to high luster.
American Beech
1300
North America
Beech (American) has a straight, mostly closed grain and uniform texture.
Andiroba
1220
Central America
Andiroba has a straight, occasionally interlocked grain, and medium-to-coarse texture.
Angelim Pedra
3040
South America
Angelim Pedra has a grain that crisscrosses, and the texture is rough and unbalanced.
Angelique
1290
South America
Angelique has a medium texture and impressive luster, with usually straight graining and prominent vessels on the side grain.
Australian Cypress
1375
Australia
Cypress (Australian) is darkly knotted and is a popular softwood known for its rustic look and wide range of colors.
Bangkirai
1798
Asia
Bangkirai is a robust wood species that remains smooth under friction with a grain that can be straight or spiraled.
Blackwood
1720
Southeast Asia
Blackwood is quite durable and features attractive ribbon-like graining.
Bloodwood
2900
South America
Bloodwood is very dense and known for its fine texture, and exceptional luster.
Bolivian Cherry
3190
South America
Cherry (Bolivian) is a dense wood with very fine graining.
Bolivian Rosewood
1780
South America
Rosewood (Bolivian) has hard and dense features and is known for its striped appearance and bold coloring.
Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba)
2820
South America
Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba) is a hard, heavy, and stong wood. It has a golden luster and an interlocking grain.
Brazilian Maple
1500
South America
Maple (Brazilian) is dense, straight-grained, and finely textured with distinctive curl markings that appear at varying angles.

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