The mature tree is reported to be medium size, attaining heights of up to 28 m, and trunk diameters of 50 cm in the average. The trees often develop straight cylindrical boles that are free of branches for about 13 m.
This species is reported from the Atlantic lowlands of Costa Rica, down to Colombia.
The heartwood and sapwood are indistinct. pinkish brown and sometimes with greyish stripes.
The grain is straight.
The wood is of medium texture.
Brightness is moderate to high.
It is susceptible to insect attack and decay.
It is easy to impregnate preservatives.
Costa Rica: Orey
Colombia: Vaquerá, Orey Wood, Hoary, Orey, Sajo
Furniture and Cabinets
Plywood and Veneer
Other and Musical Instruments