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LONGHI

Gambeya spp. and Chrysophyllum africanum

Gambeya lacourtiana and Gambeya subnuda, and a related species Chrysophyllum africanum, all of the family Sapotaceae. The botanical name Gambeya africana also exists but it is now considered just a synonym for Chrysophyllum africanum.



my samples:


plank and closeup


sanded samples and end grain, cut from the piece directly above


end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATES of BOTH of the pieces directly above


planks and closeup --- the bottom plank is mildly spalted


both sides of a stick of longhi, cut from another larger piece from somewhere on this page, shown because I needed to get another end grain update for this wood --- HUGE enlargements are present.


end grain and end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above



web pics:


plank listed as gambeya / Gambeya africana (a synonym for Chrysophyllum africanum


planks