|Scientific Name:||Zygia racemosum|
|Location:||northeastern South America|
|Crushing Strength:||10,990lbf /in2|
Marblewood has a heartwood that is yellow to golden brown with irregular brown, purple, or black streaks. The grain is straight or slightly interlocked and it has a medium texture. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Marblewood is rated as durable to very durable in regards to decay. It is difficult to work with on account of its density and moderate to severe blunting effect. The wood glues, turns, and finishes well.