Sucupira (Royal Walnut)

Species image for Sucupira Royal Walnut hardwood
Trade Name: 
Sucupira
Common Name: 
Royal Walnut
Scientific Name: 
Bowdichia nitida
Origin: 
Brazil
Janka Hardness: 
2536

The medium textured Sucupira, or Royal Walnut specie, has heartwood coloring that ranges from brown to dark brown with a fine, light striped pattern. The wood has a medium luster with grain that is mostly straight, but occasionally does appear interlocked or wavy. Bowdichia nitida