Astronium graveolens, commonly known as the goncalo alves or tigerwood, is a hardwood tree species native to tropical South America. It grows up to 35 meters tall and has a straight, cylindrical trunk with a diameter of up to 1.2 meters. The wood of the tree is highly valued for its durability, density, and attractive grain patterns, and is used for a variety of applications including furniture, flooring, and cabinetry. The tree is also used in traditional medicine for treating various ailments such as fever and stomach problems. Astronium graveolens is an important species for the conservation of tropical forests and is planted as an ornamental tree in some regions.


(Astronium graveolens)


Hard Wood

Image 1 of Tigerwood