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Alectryon oleifolius and Heterodendrum oleifolium
Alectryon oleifolius and Heterodendrum oleifolium of the family Sapindaceae. I though at one point that Heterodendrum oleifolium was just a synonym for Alectryon oleifolius but The Plant List has it as a separate species and there is a web pic below which shows it used (and it is for a wood that does not look like Alectryon oleifolius)
A small Australian tree, not a true rosewood, the wood of which is only available for small objects.
sample plank and end grain. This sample was contributed by Joe Melton, whom I thank for this and numerous other contributions.
end grain closeup of the piece directly above.
END GRAIN UPDATE from directly above
plank listed as inland rosewood / Heterodendrun oleifolium --- see the note at the top of the page regarding botanical names
knife handle listed as Western rosewood, but it looks EXACTLY like cocobolo to me