Cerejeia: (Amburana cearensis)
4/4 through 12/4 Sel & Btr
4/4 through 8/4 #1 Com & Btr
4/4 through 8/4 #2 Com
Widely distributed in the dry regions of Brazil and northern Argentina In Peru found in the tropical dry regions of the Huanuco Department on deep well-drained soils.
Heartwood yellowish or light brown with a slight orange hue darkening somewhat on exposure, not sharply demarcated from sapwood. Texture medium to coarse; luster medium to high; grain interlocked and irregular; with mild to distinct scent and taste of cumarin or vanilla; rather waxy appearance and feel.
Easy to work with machine or hand tools, some difficulty in planing due to the interlocked grain. Reported to saw woolly when cut green.
Reported to have good resistance to attack by decay fungi and insects.
Construction, furniture, decorative veneers, and other applications requiring an attractive and dimensionally stable wood.