Comercial name: Javin
Cientific name: Piscidia


The timber is very hard and heavy, highly durable, strong and resistant to decay.

Heartwood, yellowish brown with light color layers, becomes dark brown upon exposure, sharply, demarcated from the whitish sapwood. Luster medium to fairly high.

It has a coarse texture, but finishing smoothly without any distinctive odor or taste. It is easy to work with hand tools and machinery.

Main uses

Flooring, fence posts, railway crossties, heavy construction, vehicle frames, and kitchen cabinets.