Ebony2019-03-28T10:15:00+02:00

Project Description

Ebony

Dyospiros spp.

Origin Equatorial Africa and Madagascar but also India and Ceylon, Range.

Trade name

Ebony

Main regions of origin

Equatorial Africa and Madagascar but also India and Ceylon, Range.

Character, description

Equatorial Africa and Madagascar but also India and Ceylon. African Ebony grows predominantly in the coastal regions of East and West Africa and consists of various Diospyros species. In Madagascar alone, many different species are native. Furthermore, occurrences are known in Nigeria, Gabon and Angola. The botanical name of this species derives from the Greek language and means « Nourishment of the gods » (Greek Dios = god, Spyros = nourishment)

Use

Antique luxury furniture, furniture elements, decoration and marquetry, turning, handles and brushing, piano and organ keys, billiard cues

Availability

1 /5

Price level

4/5