About this object

This species produces some of the world’s most dense wood. It is also called ‘Snakewood’ due to its mottled patterning

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Brosimum guianensis
  • Classification
  • Common name
  • Collector
    Mohammed, Imran; Persad, Leo; Manaure, K; Ostapkowicz, Joanna
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Americas: The Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Presented by Joanna Ostapkowicz, 2015
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Sample Number: 45; Site Number: 35; Systematic Number: 53
Object view = Natural Science
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