Latin Name: Guibourtia ehie
Common Name(s): Ovangkol, Amazakoue, Ehie, Anokye, Amazahoue, Hyeduanini
Sources: Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria
Characteristics: Medium to dark brown heart wood sometimes resembling walnut in color with light yellow sap wood. Grain is moderately coarse in texture, with sometimes pronounced and attractive figure.
Common Cuts: Quarter sliced, Plain sliced
Uses: Decorative veneer and lumber for architectural millwork and occasional cabinetry.
Availability: Reasonable availability depending on level of specification.