|Scientific Name:||Terminalia elliptica|
|Crushing Strength:||8,220lbf /in2|
The heartwood of Indian Laurel varies from light to dark brown in color and the sapwood is a pale pinkish color. The grain is generally straight or slightly interlocked and it has a medium to coarse uniform texture. The wood gives off a low natural lustre. Indian Laurel is rated as moderately durable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and turns and finishes well.