Common Name(s): Deglupta, Kamarere, Mindanao gum
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus deglupta
Distribution: Southeast Asia (also grown on plantations throughout tropics)
Janka Hardness: 650
Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a light to medium red. Sapwood is a pale yellowish brown, though not always clearly demarcated from the heartwood. Quartersawn surfaces exhibit a ribbon-stripe pattern.
Grain/Texture: Grain is interlocked, with a uniform medium to coarse texture and good natural luster.
Workability: Generally easy to work with hand or machine tools, though tearout is common on quartersawn surfaces due to the strongly interlocked grain. Glues and finishes well.
Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Common Uses: Paper (pulpwood), veneer, furniture, and millwork.