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