Afromosia, also called Afrormosia and African Teak (scientific name: Pericopsiselata), has a heartwood of yellow-brown color, sometimes with a red or olive hue. Sapwood is narrow, pale yellow in color and clearly distinguishable from the heartwood. Its texture is even, luster is good and grain is usually straight but can be interlocked.
Afromosiais commonly found in west Africa. It is rated very durable for resisting decay and insect attack.