All species of Myristicaceae
Penarahan is the product of numerous species of the family Myristicaceae, mainly from the genera Gymnacranthera, Horsfieldia, Knema and Myristica.
- Density: .370-770 kg/m3
- Heartwood: light yellow-brown, brown with occasional pink tinge and dark red-purple stripes. A blood-red core is found in some species.
- Sapwood: poor defined from the heartwood
- seasons fairly slowly with slight cupping, bowing, end-checks, splitting and insect attacks as the main sources of degrade.
- the grain is straight and texture rather fine to slightly coarse and even.