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.