The Mora Family
|Scientific Name:||Mora excelsa|
|Location:||northeastern South America|
|Crushing Strength:||not available|
Mora has a heartwood that is light to medium reddish brown in color. It has a wide pale yellow-brown sapwood. The grain is straight to interlocked and it has a medium to coarse texture. The wood gives off a good natural lustre. The end grain is diffuse-porous. Mora is rated as durable to very durable in regards to decay. It is difficult to work with and has a pronounced blunting effect on cutters.
|Scientific Name:||Inga spp.|
|Crushing Strength:||11,700lbf /in2|
Guatemalan Mora is a Guatemalan variant of Argentine Osage Orange. It has a light to medium reddish brown color, with light and dark streaks. The grain is straight to interlock and it has a fine to medium texture. The end grain is diffuse-porous. It is rated as very durable in regards to decay. The wood is difficult to work with due to its hardness and density. The wood turns, glues, stains, and finishes well.