Is the little leaf red sandalwood redwood?

The trunk of the red sandalwood tree is often severely distorted. This genus is about 100 species, distributed in tropical America and Africa. The species is mainly imported from Madagascar and Mozambique by container transport, in large quantities. Cross-section: the heart edge material area is obvious. The heart is red-brown and often has dark con centered round stripes. The edges are light yellow with irregular black stripes. The growth wheel is slightly visible. Bark: about 2.0cm thick, slightly rough, soft, sloped surface red and yellow layering. The surface of the outer skin is grayish-brown to gray-white, the bottom is bright yellow, with large and deep split. The inner skin is light yellowish-brown, and the ligament fibers are slightly developed.
Is the little leaf red sandalwood redwood?
Redwood growth is slow, resources are scarce, and the trend of sharp decline year by year, some have faced extinction. The redwood produced in our country is not only very rare in tree species, but also very low in yield. Domestic production of redwood furniture used in redwood furniture from India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and other Southeast Asian countries and South America, tropical Africa imports, as these countries export policy changes and the number of wood decreased, the market can be used for the production of redwood wood has been an unsustainable embarrassment.
At present, Hainan Huanghua pear is basically in a priceless state, the market is very few transactions. Vietnamese yellow pears are also difficult to see in the timber market, depending on the diameter and specifications of the wood. Red acid branch materials in Laos are rising fastest this year. Influenced by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, rare redwood tree species have doubled in price in a short period of time. The imbalance between supply and demand has caused the madness of the redwood market today, the old redwood varieties are in danger of extinction, while the new tree species with redwood characteristics are not properly certified because the redwood identity is not properly treated, the lack of fresh blood injection has become another important issue in the redwood market. In fact, in the case of certain demand, increasing the supply of new varieties of redwood can expand the supply to meet more consumer demand, while reducing the pressure of scarce varieties, is a worthy of trying ideas and methods.
Among the many high-quality tree species, there is a species called small leaf red sandalwood in all aspects have the potential to enter the redwood family. First of all, it has the characteristics of general redwood, for example, red-brown heart, often with dark consonant round stripes; Secondly, in terms of pedigree and appearance, it grows in the tropics belong to the butterfly flower family in the bean plant, the bark is slightly rough, soft, the sloped surface is red and yellow layering and mahogany noble red acid branches are very close. Again, the small leaf red sandalwood is red-brown, the texture is clear and beautiful, the oil content is high to make it look more shiny, delicate feel. In addition, small leaf red sandalwood has a good artistic rhyme is the main raw materials of Buddhist methods, with insect-proof characteristics, these are other non-redwood tree species incomparable advantages. Compared with the scarce redwood tree species, its yield is relatively stable, the current market price is not very high, which is the guarantee of its development potential.