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Forum topic by Marc posted 07-03-2015 04:57 PM 709 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Marc

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07-03-2015 04:57 PM

I have some friends starting a resort in Belize and I’m hoping someone can help identify this wood from a tree on their property. Any suggestions?

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#1 posted 07-03-2015 06:31 PM

I know bloodwood is named for its blood-colored sap when cut, but it’s an African species I believe. Maybe this is similar?

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#2 posted 07-04-2015 09:02 AM

I don’t know what that wood is but the bloodwood I have used is a red color all the way through the wood not just under the bark.

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#3 posted 07-04-2015 10:38 AM

Find out what the locals call it first, then you may be able to look up the species.

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