tanguile


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tanguile, tangile

A hardwood which resembles true mahogany, but shrinks and swells to a greater extent when exposed to moisture; the sapwood is light red, and the heartwood is brownish red.
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He also shifted from the endangered tanguile to gmelina.
Trees like ipil, molave and narra are "sundemanding," he said, while tanguile, apitong, bagtikan, red lauan and kamagong are all right in shaded areas.
Tanguile wood (vcut) will be used for exterior ceilings.