WENGE
straight grain

Common Name(s): Wenge
Scientific Name:?Millettia laurentii
Distribution: Africa (Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zaire)
Average Dried Weight:?54 lbs/ft3?(870 kg/m3)
Janka Hardness:?1,930 lbf?(8,600 N)
Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices, but?is on the IUCN Red List. It is listed as?endangered?due to a population reduction of over 50% in the past three generations, caused by a decline in its natural range, and exploitation.