Bubinga (Rose Tree)

Origin: West – Central Africa
Botanical Name: Guibourtia spp.
Tree Category: Hard Tropical Wood
Intensity: 890 kg/m3

Bubinga Ivory, also known as African Rosewood, is a rare species that grows in Cameroon and Gabon. Bubinga, which is a medium easy to process tree, is resistant to decay.


Heartwood color can vary from pinkish red to darker purple or darker reddish brown with black streaks. Bubinga can have different patterns such as handle, flame, waterfall, quilted, variegated.

Usage areas:

  • Interior decoration
  • Furniture production
  • Knife handle production
  • Production of musical instruments
  • Maritime – boat building
  • Mosque decoration