Marquesia Macroura by its Latin name, is from the Dipterocarpaceae family and also known as Mufuka, Musanya, Museshe, Museshi.
Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
854kg per cubic meter.
It is very durable and is not that easy to work with. Preboring before screwing or nailing is a must. Heartwood is brown to reddish in colour and the sapwood being a lighter colour brown to yellow. The grain is straight and even or interlocked.
Furniture, Flooring, Heavy Construction, Light Construction, Mine Timbers, Posts, Sleepers.