Kekatong is a small to medium-sized tree up to 30 m tall. The bole is up to 60 cm in diameter and sometimes with buttresses of up to 90 cm high. The sapwood is somewhat lighter brown hue. The heartwood varies from chocolate brown to red-brown to wine color, traversed with crowded light-colored stripes.
Species in Detail
The grain is mostly straight to slightly or deeply interlocked. The texture is moderately fine, its vessels are blocked with tyloses, often uneven. It is durable and resistant to fungi and insect attack. Extremely hard floor
Janka Rating 23.4