Anigre, Quarter Cut, RealTec

Anigre RealTec QC

Specie Details

Common Names

Anigre, Anegre, Aniegre, Aningeria, (and variant spellings)


RealTec Figure

Scientific Name

Pouteria spp. (syn. Aningeria spp.)


Grain is straight to interlocked, with a medium uniform texture and a good natural luster.


Heartwood is a light yellowish-brown, sometimes with a pinkish hue. Color tends to darken to a more golden brown with age. Pale sapwood is not well defined. Figured grain is occasionally present, such as curly or mottled grain.

Specie Data

  • Distribution:Africa (most common in tropical areas of east Africa)
  • Tree Size: 100-180 ft (30-55 m) tall, 3-4 ft (1.0-1.2 m) trunk diameter
  • Average Dried Weight: 34 lbs/ft3 (550 kg/m3)
  • Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .44, .55
  • Janka Hardness: 990 lbf (4,380 N)
  • Modulus of Rupture: 12,040 lbf/in2 (83.0 MPa)
  • Elastic Modulus: 1,588,000 lbf/in2 (10.95 GPa)
  • Crushing Strength: 6,920 lbf/in2 (47.7 MPa)
  • Shrinkage: 3.8%, Tangential: 7.0%, Volumetric: 11.8%, T/R Ratio: 1.8
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