Also known as: White Tola, Tola branca
Botanical Name: Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum
Origin: West Africa
Description: Logs selected for veneer production are usually quartered, producing straight grained material that may vary from straw to pinkish yellow in colour. It is rather featureless with a fine, even texture but can exude a gum on to the surface. The trees are often of large diameter and sometimes reach a height of 30 metres before branching. Mainly used on doors and panels.