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.


  • Latin name: Hybrid of Eucalyptus, probably Eucalyptus urophylla and E. Grandis
  • Common name(s): Lyptus®
  • Sources: Amazon basin
CHARACTERISTICS Widely varying color from creamy yellow to dried blood red and everything in between against a surface similar in grain and growth characteristics to the mahoganies. Synthetic hybrid, but also capable of occuring in the wild. E. grandis originated in Australia. E. urophylla is native to South America.
COMMON CUTS Plain sliced, Rotary cut
USES Architectural millwork, moldings, wall paneling, cabinetry, flooring, fine furniture.