Movingue, Figured, QC
Movingui, Ayan, Nigerian Satinwood
Grain can vary from being straight to interlocked to wavy. Texture is fine and even, with a naturally high luster.
Yellow to orangish brown; color tends to darken with age. Movingui frequently exhibits figured grain patterns such as mottle or ripple.
Notes of Interest
As with so many other lustrous yellow-colored woods, Movingui is frequently referred to as Satinwood. Its yellow color can be quite vibrant, while it can also have highly pronounced mottle figure, making it a favorite for veneering and applications used for accents.