African Doussie


Scientific and Botanical Name: Afzelia sp
Family: Leguminosae Caesalpiniaceae
Unified Name: Doussie
Growing areal: from the savannah ot the tropical area to the equatorial zone of Africa.
Environment: The trees grows freely. Being the growing area wide, isn’t possible to give correct information about environment, soil and exposure.
Trunk; logs and tissues: The trees are very tall, they reaches the height of over 35-40 meters. In diameter, at breast height, they can reach 1,00-1,20 meters. The trunks are rather regular, and at its inside, are frequent slits with hard concretions (e.g. silicon) or yellow-lemon dusts.

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Why choose wooden flooring in doussie?

Doussie is an African wood that offers warm and enveloping sensations, thanks to its unique and spectacular reddish hues. It is chosen for parquet due to the warmth that it transmits, as well as allowing great stability even in the presence of underfloor heating.

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