Mouriri barinensis (Morley) Morley
Viguaro (Colombia); Yócoro (Venezuela); Tinajuito (Venezuela); Pergüétamo Caimito (Venezuela); Pergüétamo (Venezuela); Perguétamo (Venezuela); Perhuétamo (Venezuela); Paují (Venezuela); Guayabo (Venezuela); Cascarito Cometure (Venezuela); Caimito (Venezuela); Perhuétamo
Mouriri guianensis subsp. barinensis Morley
The mature tree is reported to be small to medium, attaining heights of 22 or up to 35 m, and trunk diameters of about 80 cm. The boles are cylindrical, sometimes bent, with commercial lengths up to 18 m. It presents medium sized to well developed thick b
Mouriri barinensis grows at 100 to 300 m of altitude in dry and wet tropical rain forests.
This species is reported in northern South America.
Wood diffuse porous. Vessels exclusively solitary (over 90%). Tangential diameter of vessel lumina 100 to 150 micras (small). Vestured pits. Vessels per mm2 less than 6 (rare). Simple perforation plates. Vessel-ray pits similar to intervessel pits in size and s Apotracheal axial parenchyma diffuse and/or diffuse in aggregates. Paratracheal axial parenchyma thin vasicentric. Pith fleck. Rays more than 10 per mm (abundant). Rays 1 to 2 seriate. Body ray cells procumbent with mostly 2 to 4 rows of upright and/or square marginal cells (Kribs-II). Non-septate fibers. Fibers very thick walled. Fibers with distinctly bordered pits.
Odor or taste are absent.
The sapwood is light reddish brown, the heartwood gradually changes into dark reddish brown color.
The grain is frequently interlocked.
The wood is reported to be frequently medium textured.
Timber of this species is moderate in luster.
Ease of Drying: It is reported to be easy to air season, drying is rapid and uniform. Drying Defects: Slight tendency to checking and moderate warping. Kiln Schedules: Slow drying is recommended.
Wood processing is reported to be difficult.
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