Erisma uncinatum Warm. 
VOCHYSIACEAE 

Comercial Name : Cedrinho 
Other Names : Bruteiro, Cambara, Cambara-Rosa, Cedrilho, Jaboti, 
Jaboti-da-Terra-Firme, Quarubarana, Quarubatinga 
Foreign Name : 
Jaboty (Germany, Spain, France, Holand, Britain, Italy, Sweeden) 
Kwanie (Guyana) 
Guaruba-Vermelha (Germany, Holand, Britain, USA) 
Ocurrence : 
Brasil - Amazonia 
Others - Guyana 

General Charcteristics : 
Color : light red chestnut 
Direction : right Texture : rough 
Taste : indistinct Smell : indistinct 
 Density at 15% m.c = 590 Kg/m3 

Natural Durability : 
Not durabel - low resistence to attacks of fungus 
Treatability : Average due to moderate permeablity of wood 
Processing Characteristics : 
Surfacing : easy 
Finishing: regular 
Drying : fast with defects 
Sawing : easy 

Uses: 
Civil Construction - Light Internal : General Usage and Structural 
Veneers and Plywoods - General usage and filling 
Packagings and cases 

 
 
Green
Dry
English
Green 
Dry
Metric
Bending Strength
8434
12687
psi
593
892
kg/cm2
Crushing Strength
441
811
psi
31
57
kg/cm2
Max. Crushing Strength
12687
3911
psi
892
275
kg/cm2
Static Bending (FSPL)
psi
kg/cm2
Impact Strength
inches
cm
Stiffness
1308
1564
1000 psi
92
110
1000 kg/cm2
Work to Maximum Load
inch-lbs/in3
cm-kg/cm3
Hardness
867
lbs
393
kg
Shearing Strength
1138
psi
80
kg/cm2
Toughness
inch-lbs
cm-kg
Specific Gravity
0.46
0.55
0.46
0.55
Weight
62
37
lbs/ft3
994
593
kg/cm3
Density (Air-Dry)
37
lbs/ft3
593
kg/cm3
Radial Shrinkage
4.3
%
4.3
%
Tangential Shrinkage
10
%
10
%
Volumetric Shrinkage
13.4
%
13.4
%
 
 

Cedrinho