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Ayous a.k.a. Triplochiton scleroxylon is a tropical tree of Africa. The timber is known as abachi. It is known in Nigeria as obeche, in Ghana as wawa, in Cameroon as ayous, and in Ivory Coast as samba.

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Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Schumann English: whitewood Yoruba: arere, igioro Nigeria: arere, asigka, ayous, digiten, eba-lebe, egin-fifen, ewowo, nkom, obeche, okp, opobo, samba, uvori, loman- geni, di, dee, nwelechi, ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

ayous depicting three dimensions on a flat plane. axonometric cube see coordinate cube. axonometric projection a form of projection drawing using axonometry, depicting three dimensions with coordinate planes inclined in relation to one ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Central African Republic (2016)

by Richard Bradshaw, Juan Fandos-Rius

Ayous (15.5 percent); Aningre (6.8 percent); Kossipo (3 percent); and others such as Dibetou, Iroko, Padouk, Tiama, Tali, Sipo, and Fraké Acajou, but by 2005, only two of these, ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design (2014)

by Mark Hinchman

ayous A west African coast wood, creamy white to pale yellow, similar to primavera.

Google previewDictionary of Architecture (1994)

by Henry H. Saylor

ayous (eye'use) (Triplochiton scleroxyion), a West African wood, known as obeche and by many other names; a clean, creamy white wood with a fairly open, uniform grain; weathers to a light brownish yellow; used for fine veneer.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environment and Society (2007)

FIVE-VOLUME SET by Paul Robbins

Ayous, and Sipo are stripped from the forests as loggers select only the most valuable trees in order to defray the exorbitant costs of transporting timber. By some estimates, nearly a third of the forests have been destroyed in this fashion.

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

obeche, samba, African whitewood, wawa, ayous; [Triplochiton scleroxylon] a West African hardwood whose light porous timber is pale brown to white; used for interior joinery and plywood.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition (2012)

by S. George Philander

Most of the country's forests have been logged for valuable tree species, including sapelli, ayous, and sipo. Logging roads have opened forests to subsistence agriculture and poachers. The latter pose a heavy threat to the country's ...

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