Rosewood, Santos

Latin name: Machaerium spp.

Common name(s): Caviuna, Jacaranda Pardo, Pau Ferro, Santos Palisander (M. scleroxylon), South American Rosewood

Sources: Generally same as Brazilian Rosewood

Characteristics: Similar to and often substituted for Brazilian Rosewood.

Common cuts: Plain sliced

Uses: Musical instrument components, parquetry, marquetry, and high end architectural millwork and cabinetry.

Availability: Scarce

Price: $$$$