Scientific Name:

Lophopetalum spp.  

General Description:

Perupok is the porduct mainly from Lophopetalum javanicum, L.pallidum, L.subovatum, L.floribundum, L.multinervium and L.wighteanum.¬†  

Timber Description:

  • Density: 480-640 kg/m3
  • Heartwood: light yellow white or light yellow-brown when dry, pink when freshly cut
  • Sapwood: not clearly differentiated from the heartwood

Spot Characters:

  • The timber seasons very rapidly but is prone to end-checks, splitting, surface checking and some insect attacks during seasoning.
  • grain is interlocked, texture is fine to moderately fine and even.