Garuga pinnata Roxb.
Gendeli poma (India); Chinyok (Myanmar)
It is a medium sized tree which can reach up to 50 or 60 cm in diameter and boles of 8 to 10 meters long.
Vessels per mm2 5 to 20. Wood diffuse porous. Tyloses common. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina 100 to 200 micras. Vessel-ray pits reticulate and/or foraminate. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina 100 micras or less (very small). Simple perforation plates. I Paratracheal axial parenchyma scanty and/or vasicentric. Occasionally prismatic crystals in non-chambered axial parenchyma cells. 3 to 4 cells per parenchyma strand. 4 to 10 rays per mm (medium). Occasionally larger rays more than 4 seriate. Prismatic crystals in radial alignment in procumbent ray cells (chambered cells). Body ray cells procumbent with mostly 2 to 4 rows of upright and/or square marginal cells (Kribs-II) Fibers with simple to minutely bordered pits. Septate fibers present.
The wood has acidic odor when freshly cut.
The sapwood is yellowish brown and the heartwood is yellowish red.
It has straight grain.
The texture is fine.
The wood is slightly lustrous.
The sapwood is sensitive to insects and fungus, the heartwood is resistant to termites.
Wood of this species is easy to cut.
It is easy to machine.
Planing is reported to be easy.
The nailing properties are rated as fair.
Staining of this species is reportedly easy.
Painting or varnishing of this species is reportedly easy.
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