Limba – Franke

Origin: West-Central Africa
Botanical Name: Terminalia Superba
Tree Category: Hard Tropical Wood
Intensity: 550 Kg/m3

Frake, which is widely grown in West Africa, is widely used especially in interior decoration works with its light-yellowish color.


The heartwood of the frake tree is light yellowish-golden brown, sometimes with black streaks and veins. Color tends to darken with age.

Usage areas:

  • Furniture production
  • Interior decoration
  • Parquet production
  • Window – door production
  • It is used in wooden parts of mosques (mimber, mihrab, door).


After careful drying, the risk of deformation is considerably reduced.