gaboon

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gaboon, okoume

A wood resembling African mahogany but softer and lighter in weight.
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Within the area of the reserve there is no oukume (Aucoumea klaineana), but engena (Celtis) occurs, and limbali (Gilbertiodendron dewevrei) forms pure stands in shallow valley bottoms.
Another name reported to be often used for Aucoumea klaineana is Okoume.
Oriented strandboard (OSB), okoume (Aucoumea klaineana) plywood (PLY) and medium density fiberboard (MDF) were used as wood composites.