Movingui (Distemonanthus benthamianus)
Common Names: Movingui, Ayan, Nigerian Satinwood
Distribution: West Africa
Color/Appearance: Yellow to orangish brown; color tends to darken with age. Movingui frequently exhibits figured grain patterns such as mottle or ripple.
Janka Hardness: 1,280 lbf
Density: 3.75 lb/b.f.
Allergies/Toxicity: Reported to cause skin irritation.
Common Uses: Veneer, cabinetry, furniture and flooring.