Aglaia sect. Amoora (Family: Meliaceae)
Medium Hardwood. Major species include A. lawii, A. macrocarpa, A. malaccensis, A.multinervis, A. rubiginosa and A. spectabilis. Also known as Amali and Amoora (India); Bunjau, Kolaka, Lempega gunung, Parak api, Perak seluang, Tenge and Woloe lakoe (Indonesia); Mai Kuang Deng and Nok Kok (Laos); Amoora and Aukchinza-ni (Myanmar); Amoor (Pakistan); Amoora (Papua New Guinea), Kato (Philippines); Ta-sua (Thailand); and Goi noc (Vietnam).
- Density: 705-1,025 kg/m3
- Heartwood: brick-red or dark red and becomes dark red-brown or walnut-brown on exposure
- Sapwood: straw-coloured
- moderately durable
- texture is slightly coarse and even, with interlocked and irregular grain
- nailing property is rated as excellent
The timber is suitable for light to medium construction, decking, flooring (heavy traffic), power-line posts when treated, posts, beams, joists, rafters, pallets (heavy and permanent types), tool handles (impact), staircase (angle blocks, rough brackets, apron linings, baluster and balustrade) and boat planking.