Jatoba, Flat Cut
Latin name: Hymenaea courbaril
Common name(s): Brazilian Cherry, Courbaril, West Indian Locust
Sources: Central and South America to the West Indies
Characteristics: Orangish color of freshly cut heartwood seasons to darker reddish brown. Medium texture with interlocked grain produces striped effect when quarter sliced.
Common cuts: Plain sliced, Rotary cut
Uses: Flooring, cabinetry, furniture, boat interiors.