Veneer Species Guide

Columbia Forest Products is proud to offer an exciting variety of hardwood and decorative softwood species of faces to meet the demand for architectural individuality in interior design applications.

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.