It is a large tree, with lengths of 30 to 40 m and up to 100 cm of diameter. It has abundant creamy latex.
It is reported from Guatemala, south to Brazil and Peru.
It does not have a characteristic smell or taste.
The sapwood is not differentiated, the heartwood is reddish yellow when dry.
The grain is straight or interlocked.
It has a medium texture.
It has moderate shine.
The heartwood is susceptible to fungi that stain blue.
It is easy to impregnate.
Peru: Vacahosca; Perillo Negro; Leche Caspi
Brazil: Dukaballi; Cumá assú, Cuma Assu, Avichuri; Ama Apa, Popa; Perillo, Pendare, Palo De Vaca, Melkboom, Vaca Hosca, Sorva, Purva, Nienye, Juan Soco, Guaimaro Macho, Couma, Avichure, Milk Tree, Cow Tree.
Furniture and Cabinets
Plywood and Veneer
300 metros al norte de la plaza de deportes,
Los Angeles de la Fortuna,
Provincia de Alajuela,
San Carlos, Costa Rica.