Aniegre, also called Anigre, Anegre or Aningeria(scientific name: Pouteriaspp.;previouslyAningeria genus), has a yellow-brown heartwood, occasionally with a pink hue. Its sapwood is pale, and indistinguishable, and it contains figured curly or mottled grain. Its texture is medium, its luster is good, and its grain is interlocked.
Aniegre is commonly found in Africa, mostly tropical east Africa. It is perishable, not durable, and not resistant to insect attack. Its sapwood is prone to fungal staining during drying.
Janka Hardness :
4,380 N(990 lbf)
Average Dried Weight :
550 kg/m3(34 lbs/ft3)
Reasonable results can be achieved with hand tools and machine tools, though difficulty can vary with species. Lumber containing silica will blunt cutting tools.