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KAPUR

botanical name unknown

There are at least a dozen species from over two dozen genera that have kapur 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.



my samples:


both sides of a sample plank of kapur / Dryobalanops spp.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above


both sides of a sample plank of kapur / Dryobalanops spp. --- 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



web pics: --- color seems unlikely on many of these


planks


plank listed as kapur / Dryobalanops aromatica


plank listed as kapur / Dryobalanops lanceolata


plank listed as kapur / Dryobalanops spp.


flooring