This species is native to Central America and its wood is moderately heavy, generally with resinous odor, without distinctive flavor, reddish-brown heartwood and pale-colored sapwood and growth rings clearly defined by bands of dense tissue.
The wood obtained there is used in construction in general, furniture manufacture and handicraft, sheets for plywood, paper pulp, parquet for floors, power line poles, firewood and coal production. The resin is used in the preparation of disinfectants and paints. The world’s largest concentrated forest of this species, with an area of more than 500,000 ha, which is known as the “Uverito Forest,” is located south of the Monagas and Anzoátegui states, in Venezuela.
Family: Leguminoceae. Subfamily: Mimosaceae. Tribe: Acaciceae. Genus:
Acacia. Subgenus: Heterophylium. Specie: Acacia mangium Wild. Common noun: Mangium, acacia. Distribution: Native to the northeast of Australia (Queensland), Papua New Guinea and the Moluccan Islands (East of Indonesia).
The short fiber guarantees high quality wood with characteristics for paper pulp, production of papers for printing and writing, napkins, facials and special papers. You can also obtain wood for use in fine furniture making, carpentry and light construction, as well as to reforest marginal areas, shade and windbreaks. It can also be used to produce coal.
Family: Myrtaceae. Genus: Eucalyptus. Specie: Eucalyptus urophylla S.T. Blake. Common name: Eucalyptus. Distribution as a native species: : it is distributed in Timor and other islands in the eastern part of the Indonesian archipelago. Dsitribution as an exotic species: Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Congo, Ivory Coast, Spain, French Guiana, Guyana, Gabon, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Venezuela.
The short fiber of eucalyptus guarantees characteristics highly suitable for the production of papers for printing and writing, napkins, facials and special papers. However, wood can also be obtained for use in heavy construction, bridges, poles, stakes, firewood and coal.