white mahogany

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avodire, white mahogany

A west African wood, pale yellow to white in color; soft to hard; light in weight to moderately heavy; frequently ribbon-striped. Used for interior finish, plywood, and paneling.
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writes in the book, "Know Your Woods" that over the years, avodire has gone by the commercial names of African satinwood, African furniture wood and African white mahogany.
Avodire, apaya, appayia, blimah-pu, olon, apeya, lusamba, agbe, esu, engen, African satinwood, African furniture wood African white mahogany.