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Muiracatiara wood bead

A very common and beautiful species of hardwood from Central and South America. Mostly light brown turning slightly darker and sometimes with black stripes

Canopy Wood name: muiracatiara

Scientific name: Astronium Gravolens

  • Central Amazonia, Brazil, State of Amazonia.

Locate and watch there the lesser-known timer species come from through Google
Earth 5 : (also works in Google maps)

02 49 33S, 58 42 07W (copy and paste this string or click hereclick here) The forest is North West, North East and South East from here. The AM010 is very close to the forest border. Notice how deforestation occurs along the AM010.

From these points, move 250 km to the South East into the state of Para and notice the severe deforestation (currently about 4% annually) coming in from the East into the Eastern parts of the State of Amazonia.

Link to wood description

canopywood.com Muiracatiara
canopywood.com Muiracatiara

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