Combretum imberbe by its Latin name, is from the Combretaceae family and also known as Leadwood, Hardekool, Ummono, Mondzo, Motswiri, Muhiri.
From South Africa north to Tanzania.
1235kg per cubic meter.
Generally difficult to work on account of its density, sharp tools must be utilized. Turns well. Heartwood is a rich, reddish brown to dark brown; color darkens with age. Clearly demarcated sapwood is a pale yellow. Fine uniform texture.
Furniture, Knife Handles, Gun Handles, Solid Wood Tops, Turnery.