Common Name(s): Kingwood
Scientific Name: Dalbergia cearensis
Distribution: Brazil (and occasionally from Mexico)
Tree Size: 30-60 ft (10-20 m) tall, less than 2 ft (.6 m) trunk diameter
Average Dried Weight: 75 lbs/ft3 (1,200 kg/m3)
Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .98, 1.20
Janka Hardness: 3,340 lbf (17,240 N)
Heartwood is a dark purplish or reddish brown with darker black streaks. Sapwood is a pale yellow. Distinct, rosewood-like odor when being worked. Like the other rosewoods, it is perfect for jewelry.