Technical specie specifications for Morado from Fantastic Floor - Discount Exotic and Domestic Hardwood Flooring, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring.

Morado Hardwood Flooring

  • Scientific Name, Other Names: Bolivian Rosewood, Machaerium scleroxylon, Caviuna, Pau-ferro, Jacarand√°-violeta
  • Description: Morado is a South American wood with a striking dark violet-brown heartwood that is sometimes streaked. It has a medium to high luster, and a texture that can range from coarse to fine. It's grain is interlocked and can be straight or irregular. Highly resistant to decay and fungi, Morado's hardness also contributes to its durability, the wood holding a Janka hardness rating of 1,780. Used for decorative veneers, specialty items, and cabinet work, Morado is wood widely recognized for its beauty, often being used for many of the same purposes of another South American beauty, Brazilian Rosewood.
  • Janka Hardness: 2,400 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 17,700 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 1,351 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 880
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 6.7 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 2.9 %
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