the REST of the pictures on this page will give you a better overall feel for this wood
bloodwood / Brosimum spp.
5" x 5" flat cut, 5" x 5" quartersawn, 1" wide end grain, and a 1/4" x 1/4" end grain closeup.
diffuse porous with moderate sized, fairly sparse pores, sometimes with winged aliform parenchmya, sometimes not in which case there is clear vasicentric parenchyma, radial pore multiples are common, ray strength varies from nearly invisible to very clear at 10X, growth ring boundaries are often vague
Brosimum spp. of the family Moraceae. Primarily, this is Brosimum rubescens (syn Brosimum paraense) but it also includes
NOTE: these pics were all taken in very bright incandescent lighting ("soft white" at 2700K)
colors will vary under other lighting conditions
an extra HIGH GRIT END GRAIN CLOSEUP plus a face grain closeup. Both of these were taken just to give another view of anatomical characteristics. The face grain shot is particularly interesting at the 2nd enlargement.