Faurea Saligna by its Latin name, is from the Proteaceae family and also known as Beechwood, Beukenhout, Boekenhout, Bwonget, Garahongwe, Gurahunwa, Isidwadwa, Kapfutsa, Kikeriai, Maiyokwa, Markwa, Mokwa, Mosambonet, Moyokwo, Muanjati, Muargua, Muikuni, Muonyela, Murango, Murere, Musasati, Muserigeta, Musesetu, Mushangwa, Mususina, Mutoroswa, Mutos, Mutsatsati, Muzuchai, Naknahi, Narrow-leaved beukenhout, Natakoe, Nkoma, Ol-bugui, Rooi Boekenhout, Rooiboekenhout, Siriki, Transvaal boekenhout, Tsatsai and Wetsiyar Biri.
Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Central African Republic, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland and Tanzania.
769kg per cubic meter.
The wood is strong, durable and a medium weight in can be brittle dependent on the grain direction. Sapwood is a pale yellow and heartwood a reddish to dark brown.
Furniture, Cabinet Making, Internal Construction, Joinery, Doors, Wagons, Poles, Posts, Water Wheels, Paneling, Carvings, Chemical Derivatives, Doors, Flooring for Industrial or Commercial use with heavy traffic, Ladders, Light Construction, Piling, Plywood Corestock, Plywood, Railroad ties, Tables, Turnery, Vehicle Parts.