Ababa (Anthonotha fragrans)
Common names: Andomoteu (Côte d`Ivoire); Kibakoko (Congo); Lebelo (Cameroon); Kibakoko (Cameroon); Akoung élé évélé (Cameroon).
Distribution : West and central Africa
Color/appearance : The heartwood, yellowish-brown to brown with dark brown meshes, stands out little or from whitish to grayish-yellow sapwood.
Janka hardness: 700 lbf
Density: 4.08 lbf
Allergies/Toxicity: In addition to the standard health risks associated with any type of wood dust, no other health reactions have been associated with Ababa
Common Uses: Construction, in carpentry, for the manufacture of crates and tool handles. It lends itself particularly to parquet flooring, woodwork and furniture