Scientific Name: Amphimas pterocarpoides
Location: Western and central Africa
Dried Weight: 49lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: not available
Crushing Strength: 9,070lbf /in2


Lati has a heartwood that is a light yellowish brown color and a sapwood that is yellowish in color. The grain is straight and it has a uniformly coarse texture. The wood gives off a low natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Lati is rated as non-durable to moderately durable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and glues and finishes well.