African Teak (Iroko)

Latin: Milicia excelsa Origin: Tropical Africa

African Teak is commonly called Iroko and comes from the tropical regions of Western Central Africa. It is less expensive than Genuine Teak (Tectona grandis), but is a good alternative. The pale yellowish to golden brown can darken over time. It is easy to work with and is used in a variety of products, including flooring, furniture, boatbuilding, wood turning and specialty wood items.

Wood Type
Tropical exotic hardwood

Medium to coarse texture

Grain Pattern
Open pores with interlocked grain

Health Risks
Uncommon, but can be an allergy sensitizer

Golden-yellow which darkens over time to a light brown


Exotic Lumber

Product Name Size Price Add to Cart
AFRICAN TEAK 4/4 4/4 $8.15 Add To Cart