Properties of this timber species
|Botanical name:||Peltogyne venosa / Peltogyne confertiflora / Peltogyne paniculata / Peltogyne catingae / Peltogyne spec. div.|
Primarily for decorative work, sculptures, panelling, frames, knobs and handles, rulers, supports and veneer. In the Netherlands, Purple Heart is used for parquet, inside doors, sectioned decks for jetties, trailer floors and garden applications. In the countries of origin, it is used for construction timber, door and window frames, balconies, industrial floors, hydraulic works and bridge-building, fendering and boat keels.