|Scientific Name:||Bagassa guianensis|
|Location:||Northeastern South America|
|Crushing Strength:||11,440lbf /in2|
Tatajuba has a heartwood which is a bright yellow to golden yellow when freshly sawn. It will darken to a golden or reddish brown color when exposed to light. The sapwood is a pale yellow-white color. The grain is interlocked and has a medium uniform texture. The wood gives off a medium natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Tatajuba is rated as durable to very durable in regards to decay. It has good workability and turns, glues, and finishes well.