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.

Rosewood, East Indian

  • Latin name: Dalbergia latifolia
  • Common name(s): Bombay Blackwood, Indian Rosewood, Java Palisander, Indian palisander
  • Sources: India
CHARACTERISTICS Similar to and often substituted for Brazilian Rosewood, but often darker with more of a purplish cast. When interlocked grain is present, quarter slicing may produce faint to pronounced striping.
COMMON CUTS Plain sliced, Quarter sliced
USES High end furniture, architectural millwork, boat interiors, turnery, and architectural wall paneling.
AVAILABILITY Scarce
PRICE $$$$