Iroko thrives all over Tropical Africa, from the Ivory Coast to Angola, Kenya and East Africa, and to Congo and Benin.
The wood is golden-orange to brown in color.
The rings are clearly visible in the cross sections.
The wood is quite stiff, has good dimensional stability and retains its shape after construction.
In addition, it is very durable as well as termites.
Uses: Used in the manufacture of furniture, in particular laboratory benches, as it is very resistant to chemical reagents.
Also in the manufacture of floors, stairs, boats and ships, while having outdoor applications, especially in exterior frames, as well as in constructions in ports.