Aniegre, also called Anigre, Anegre and Aningeria(scientific name: Pouteriaspp.;previouslyAningeria genus), has a heartwood of yellow-brown color, occasionally with a pink hue. Sapwood is pale,not clearly distinguishable, and contains figured curly or mottled grain. Its texture is medium, luster is good and grain is interlocked.
Aniegre is commonly found in Africa, mostly tropical east Africa. It is perishable, not durable and not resistant to insect attack. Sapwood is prone to fungal staining during drying.
Janka Hardness :
4,380 N(990 lbf)
Average Dried Weight :
550 kg/m3(34 lbs/ft3)
Reasonable to work with hand tools and machine tools, though difficulty can vary with species. Lumber containing silica will blunt cutting tools.