Common Name(s): Crab apple, Pink birch, Ukir, Obat rede
Scientific Name: Schizomeria D.
Distribution: Australia, Southeast Asia
Janka Hardness: 700
Color/Appearance: The sapwood is pink to pale brown. The heartwood is pink, pink-brown or red-brown, sometimes with a purple-grey tinge, not clearly demarcated from pinkish sapwood.
Grain/Texture: The grain varies from shallowly to moderately interlocked. Fine texture is reported in this species. This wood is lustrous.
Workability: Pink birch is easy to work and glues and finishes well.
Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices, and is reported by the IUCN as being a species of least concern.
Common Uses: It is used mainly for the manufacture of plywood, furniture, wall paneling, light decking, boat decking, general construction and music instruments.