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HORMIGO

botanical name unknown

There are at least 7 species from 3 unrelated genera, all from South America, that have hormigo as all or part of one or more of their common names and I have no idea which of them are represented on this page except as specifically stated with individual samples

my samples:
NOTE: these pics were all taken in very bright incandescent lighting --- colors will vary under other lighting conditions


both sides of a sample plank of hormigo / Platymiscium dimorphandrum --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site. The labeled side is raw but the 2nd side has been sanded to 240 grit and so is a slightly lighter color.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


both sides of a sample plank listed as "hormigo / Platymiscium dimorphandrum or Platymiscium yucatanum" --- HUGE enlargements are present. This sample was loaned to me by David Clark whom I thank for this and other contributions to the site.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


two faces of a small turning stick


end grain, end grain closeup, and END GRAIN UPDATE of the piece directly above


two faces of a small turning stick


two faces of a small turning stick

web pics:


plank


plank identified as Plathymiscium dimorphandrum but with a color that is just silly


guitar sets listed as hormigo and with colors that are ridiculous.


guitar sets listed as hormigo negro


guitar set identified as Playtmiscium dimorphandrum


bowl listed as hormigo negro


pepper mill listed as hormigo