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(Afzelia spp. of the family Leguminosae (subfamily Caesalpinioideae), the legume or pea family )
Afzelia Tree
Common Names: pod mahogany
Location: The Afzelia tree grows in Africa and South East Asia.  However the name Afzelia normally refers to trees in Africa
The Wood:The heartwood is reddish brown after exposure and the sapwood is pale straw to whitish and well defined. The texture is moderate to coarse with an interlocked grain.