Scientific Name: Microberlinia brazzavillensis
Grown in West Africa, Zebrano’s heartwood is light brown beige color with distinct dark brown streaks that be resemblance to the Zebra’s skin pattern. The pattern of the stripes will depend on how the lumber is sawn. It has a course texture, wavy and interlocked grain.
Zebra general machines well, however the interlocked grain can present challenges for planning and surfacing. It glues and finishes well.
It is rated as highly resistant to decay and insect attack