Jabin - Ichthyomethia piscipula

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Scientific Name = Ichthyomethia piscipula
Trade Name = Alejo
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Synonyms =
Piscidia erythrina, Piscidia piscipula, Erythrina piscipula, Ichthyomethia communis
Common Names =
Alejo, Anipak, Arepo, Barbasco, Barbasco amarillo, Barbasco de arbol, Baura, Black dogwood, Bois a enivrer, Chijol, Cocuile, Cocuite, Colorin de peces, Dogwood, Fish poison, Fishfuddletree, Fishpoisontree, Flor de pagallo, Guama candelon, Guama de costa, Guamo hediondo, Haabi, Haabin, Habi, Habim, Habin, Jabin, Jamaica dogwood, Javin, Jebe, May bush, Palo blanco, Palo blanco duro, Palo de zope, Piscidia, Talzungo, Tiaxab, Tuncuy, Ventiera, Ventura, Zatzumbo, Zopilocuavo

Regions of Distribution = Central America, Latin America

Countries of Distribution = Cuba, Mexico, United States

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Density = 53 Lbs/Ft3 or 849 kg/m3
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Weight = 42 Lbs/Ft3 or kg/m3

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Is a very hard wood from the Yucatan Peninsula. Its wood is very appreciated because of is beautiful patterns and strength. It is used for the building of docks, boardwalks, poles, flooring and cattle enclosures, among other uses. Uses: Indoor flooring, outdoor furniture.