Albizia Falcataria

Common Name(s): Batai, Moluccan albizia

Scientific Name: Falcataria moluccana (syn. Albizia falcataria)

Distribution: Southeast Asia and various Pacific/Indian islands

Janka Hardness: 430

Color/ Light brown

Workability: wood are very easy to work with; it is a lightweight wood with low density. It nails/screws, glues, and stains well.good milling and sanding characteristics

Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Common Uses: Plywood core, furniture making, cabinetry, boxes or crates, interior joinery, and turnings or carvings.