Anadenanthera columbrina is also known as Angico Preto, Kurapay, Curapay, and Curapau. Extremely hard and dense with a Jenka rating of 3840! A relatively rare species originating in Paraguay, Argentina, and Bolivia. Although it is not a true Rosewood, Patagonian Rosewood
shares many of the same qualities and colors. It is less expensive than true Rosewood which is a definite advantage! Used extensively for flooring, cabinets, decking, turning
, and fine articles.