Ipe
Tabebuia avellanedae. Also called Pau D'arco, Brazilian ironwood, iron bark, and IPE. A plentiful wood with long log lengths of up to a 100' available. Lustrous brown in color aging to a greenish tinge. The appearance is that of green heart from Suriname but the grain is finer and denser. Averaging 70 pounds per square foot this is an ideal wood for truck decking, flooring, and pilings. Veneer is sometimes available with fine mottle figure. The wood turns to a high polish.

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