Iroko has a medium to coarse texture, with open pores and an interlocked grains. Iroko is very durable, and is resistant to both rot and insect attack; it is sometimes used as a substitute for Teak. There is no characteristic odor with this timber.
Heartwood is usually a yellow to golden or medium brown, with colour tending to darken over time. Pale yellow sapwood is clearly demarcated from the heartwood.
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