|Scientific Name:||Distemonanthus benthamianus|
|Crushing Strength:||8,900lbf /in2|
Movingui has a color which is yellowish to orangish brown color that darkens with age. The grain is straight to interlocked to wavy and it has a fine even texture. The wood gives off a high natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Movingui is rated as moderately durable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with but does have a moderate to severe blunting effect on cutters. Charring may occur when drilling the wood. It glues, stains, and finishes well. It also responds moderately well to steam bending.