Maca Wood


Maca is also known as Mai Maca. Sometimes it is referred to as a type of Ironwood due to the hardness of the wood. There are other species of trees in the Afzelia Genus with similar properties and most of these other species come out of Africa. However, the Asian species is typically the Xylocarpa.

The heartwood from Maca wood is reddish brown in color. The red color in the Maca lumber is lighter than the reddish color of the Pyinkado or Padauk lumber. The color will deepen with age and exposure. Grain lines are straight and there is no odor to this wood. This is an attractive, luxury class red wood. Its beauty and strength make it ideal for use in cabinetry, sculpture and flooring. The wood is highly valuable and used for many purposes, including high quality furniture, wood carving, and house construction.


Maca Photo Gallery


maca parquet flooring

Maca parquet tongue and groove flooring 1 x 4 x 36






maca grain close

Maca heartwood grain up close






maca timber

Maca sawn timber

Maca Wood Factsheet


NAME Maca, Afzelia xylocarpa (Kurz) Craib
OTHER COMMON NAMES Makamong, Maramond, Pahudia xylocarpa Kurz, Pahudia cochinchinensis Pierre, Afzelia siamica Craib, Afzelia cochinchinensis
FAMILY Fabaceae – Caesalpinioideae
SPECIFIC GRAVITY n.a
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JANKA HARDNESS 2600 (Very hard wood)
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MOISTURE CONTENT 8-9%
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CUTS AVAILABLE Tongue and groove parquet, Sawn Timber
FEATURES Heartwood light reddish brown with subtle grain. Extremely durable and stable. Resistant to rot, termites and fungi. Very hard wood with light reddish tone.
TYPICAL USES Heavy durable construction, flooring, high quality furniture, wood carving


Cuts Available


Parquet Flooring

1 x 2 x 12 and up
1 x 4 x 14 and up
1 x 6 x 36 and up
1 x 8 x 36 and up
Measurements in inches

Sawn Timber

There are a range of sizes available in standard sawn timber. Please contact us with your requirements.

M Plus Timber is registerd in Thailand under M Plus Timber Co., Ltd

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