Argentine Osage Orange

Argentine Osage Orange (Macluria Tinctoria)


Common names: Old Fustic, Dyer’s mulberry


Distribution : West Indies, Central and South America.


Color/appearance : Heartwood is basically brown and yellow. Odour indistinct or absent. Sapwood white to yellowish; heartwood bright yellow when fresh, upon exposure changing to brown or russet.


Janka hardness: 2380 lbf


Density: 4.73 lbf


Allergies/Toxicity: Sap has been reported to cause dermatitis.


Sustainability:CITES: No, IUCN: No


Common Uses: Fence posts, dye, archery bows,musical instruments, turnings, and other small specialty wood items.





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