Jatoba Hymenaea courbaril
Color: Sapwood is gray-white; heartwood is salmon red to orange-brown when fresh, and becomes russet or reddish brown when seasoned; often marked with dark streaks.
Grain: Mostly interlocked; texture is medium to rather coarse.
Variations in Species and Grade: Moderate to high color variation
Hardness/Janka: 2820, 119% harder than Northern red oak
Dimensional Stability: Average (8.5, 1% more stable than red oak) However actual installations have shown significant movement. Longer-than-normal acclimation time is recommended