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Scientific name: Tabebuia serratifolia


Other common names:

Canela-mandioca, Ipê, Ipê-amarelo, Ipê-dente-de-cão, Ipê-do-campo, Ipê-do-cerrado, Ipê-ferro, Ipê-ovo-de-macuco, Ipê-pardo, Ipê-preto, Ipê-roxinho, Ipê-roxo, Ipê-tabaco, Ipê-tabaco-claro, Ipeúna, Ipeúva, Ipê-vermelho, Lapacho, Madiocaí, Morototó, Opa, Pau-d'arco, Pau-d'arco-amarelo, Pau-d'arco-da-flor-amarela, Pau-d'arco-dente-de-cão, Pau-paratudo, Peúva, Piúna, Piúva, Piúva-amarela, Piúva-do-charco, Quinaquina, Tamurá-tuíra


Phisical Properties:


Density(g/cm3) Shrinkage (%) Shrinkage Tangential/ Shrinkage Radial
Dry Green Basic 12% Tangential Radial Volumetric
0.99    0.89    6.30  4.70  10.10  1.34



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Mechanical Properties:


State Static Bending Compression Janka Hardness
Modulus of rupture (kgf/cm2) Modulus of elasticity (1.000kgf/cm2) Parallel to the grain Perpendicular to the grain Parallel to the grain (kgf) End to the grain (kgf)
Maximum compression (kgf/cm2) Stress at proportional limit (kgf/cm2)
Green 1467 121  737  195  1352 1316
Dry 1726 131 869 253 1480 1406 


State Tension Cleavage strenght Shear Nail extration
Perpendicular to the grain Maximum compression (kgf/cm) Maximum compression (kgf/cm) Parallel to the grain (kgf) End to the grain (kgf)
Maximum compression (kgf/cm2)
Green 64   135    
Dry 39   137    


Source: Laboratory of Forest Products - IBAMA-Brasília-Brazil


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