Aniegre, also called Anigre, Anegre and Aningeria(scientific name: Pouteriaspp.;previouslyAningeria genus), has a heartwood of yellow-brown color, occasionally with a pink hue. Sapwood is pale,not clearly distinguishable, and contains figured curly or mottled grain. Its texture is medium, luster is good and grain is interlocked.
Aniegre is commonly found in Africa, mostly tropical east Africa. It is perishable, not durable and not resistant to insect attack. Sapwood is prone to fungal staining during drying.