Interwood Forest Products

Morototo (Didymopanax, morototoni)

Origin:  Central and South America

Range:  Growing in Mexico, all of Central America and tropical South America.

Uses:  Primarily used in the pulp and paper industry as well as for boxes and crates.

Properties:  This moderately heavy wood is white to a light cream in color. The sapwood is not demarcated. The grain is quite subtle.

Machining:  It machines quite easily with no blunting effects.

Seasoning:  Dries easily with little chance of checking or warping.

A typical specimen for Morototo (Didymopanax, morototoni)