Rosewood, East Indian
Latin name: Dalbergia latifolia
Common name(s): Bombay Blackwood, Indian Rosewood, Java Palisander, Indian palisander
Characteristics: Similar to and often substituted for Brazilian Rosewood, but often darker with more of a purplish cast. When interlocked grain is present, quarter slicing may produce faint to pronounced striping.
Common cuts: Plain sliced, Quarter sliced
Uses: High end furniture, architectural millwork, boat interiors, turnery, and architectural wall paneling.