Koto, Pterygota bequaertii, is a West African species with medium density. The wood is pale yellow with large pores and may have interlocked grain which can give certain boards ribbon figuring. It mills, glues, and finishes well. The grain in surfaced boards is naturally glossy. Non durable, the wood is susceptible to rotting if in contact with the ground. Uses include: cabinets, custom furniture, and many more woodworking applications. Sometimes, it is also used for veneer. Get your piece of this hard to find African species.