< Back AINI (Artocarpus hirsutus)
Artocarpus hirsutus Lamk.
anjani (India); anjil
Large to very large, 25-45m in height with a clear bole of 10-20m and up to130cm diameter. Bark dark brown,smooth
West coast tropical evergreen, west coast semi-evergreen and Southern secondary moist mixed delicious forests.
Wood diffuse porous. Occasionally tangential diameter of vessel lumina 200 micras or more. Vessels per mm2 less than 6 (rare). Vessels in radial multiples of 2 to 4. Tyloses common. White deposits in heartwood vessels. Paratracheal axial parenchyma scanty and/or vasicentric. Axial parenchyma aliform. Rays 1 to 4 seriate.
Sapwood greyish or yellowish -white, heartwood golden yellow to yellowish-brown, lustrous when first exposed.
Straight to interlocked
Easy to saw and machine when green;
takes lasting polish
EXTERIOR GENERAL, poles, HOUSING GENERAL, beams, boards, FURNITURE AND CABINETS, common furniture, cabinets, PLYWOOD AND VENEER, faces, cores, SPORTS, TOOLS, tool handles, PACKING, light packing, CONTAINERS, cooperage, truck bodies, truck flooring, NAVAL CONSTRUCTION, boats, boat deck, OTHER AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, door core