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PEROBA ROSA

Aspidosperma spp.

Aspidosperma spp. of the family Apocynaceae, including at least the following: Aspidosperma album, Aspidosperma centrale, Aspidosperma macrocarpum, Aspidosperma peroba, Aspidosperma polyneuron, Aspidosperma populifolium, Aspidosperma polyneuron, Aspidosperma pyricollum, Aspidosperma pyrifolium, Aspidosperma tomentosum, and Aspidosperma woodsoniana

Grows in South America, primarily Argentina and Brazil, and is also known as guatambu, guatambu rosa, pink peroba, red peroba, and shibadan, among others.

my samples:


sample plank and end grain, listed as peroba rosa / Aspidosperma spp.


end grain closeup of the piece directly above


END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above, but inverted

web pics:


planks --- obviously the colors are all over the map on this but I have no idea whether it's because there are numerous species sold under the same name and thus some/all of the variation is real, or if it's a matter of poor color correction, or if it's a matter of mis-identification, or more likely, some combination of the three.


plank listed as Aspidosperma polyneuron


plank listed as peroba rosa / Aspidosperma peroba


planks listed as shibadan


planks listed as shibadan with the botanical name Aspidosperma album


plank listed as shibadan with the botanical name Aspidosperma vargasil


plank listed as shibadan with the botanical name Aspidosperma woodsoniana


veneer


bookmatched veneer listed as red peroba / Aspidosperma peroba


plank with highly unlikely color


pen blanks that have been oiled and waxed


scales


scales, all from the same vendor






plank and three closeups --- these are from the BogusColorVendor so the colors are highly suspect.