Tiete Rosewood Hardwood Technical Species Information

Detailed scientific and mechanical properties for Tiete Rosewood, Sirari Lumber

Tiete Rosewood, Sirari

  • Description: Tiete Rosewood is an exquisite example of the beautiful hardwoods hailing from South America. Starting out as soft pink tinged with russet during its youth, Tiete Rosewood reddens slightly with age, creating rich and contrasting tones. Tiete Rosewood is also one of the most durable hardwoods on the market with a Janka rating of 3,280. With its combination of vibrant and soothing colors, Tiete Rosewood is particularly beautiful when accompanied by black furniture.
  • More Info: We specialize in both unfinished hardwood floors and prefinished Tiete Rosewood flooring. Available width are 3", 4" and 5". Please see our product catalog for more information.
  • Other Names: Ormosia coarctata, Guibourtia chodatianal, Bolivian Rosewood, Sirari
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Tiete Rosewood, Sirari Lumber Scientific Properties and Technical Specifications

  • Janka Hardness: 3,280 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 15,830 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 2,030 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 950
  • Color: Tiete Rosewood is salmon colored heartwood with occasional dark striping
  • Photosensitivity: Tiete Rosewood coloration will change with light exposure, with its pinks and reds darkening slightly and reaching their final shades 3 months after installation.
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 7.0 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 4.0 %
  • Family: Fabaceae, Leguminosae
  • Tree Characteristics: Tiete Rosewood grows to 90 feet in height.
  • Geographic Area: South America, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay
  • Texture: Fine
  • Grain: Tiete Rosewood has a straight grain.
  • Luster: Tiete Rosewood has a low luster.
  • Durability Rating: Tiete Rosewood is naturally durable.
  • Drying Characteristics: Tiete Rosewood is difficult to dry.
  • Working Characteristics: Glues and finishes well.
  • Applications: Prefinished & Unfinished Hardwood Flooring
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