The common names are Amparana, bloodwood, Cardinal wood, ferolia, satiné, satinholz and comes from the family moraceae.

Bloodwood can be described as a hard, dense wood with a deep blood – red color. It can be polished, to a high luster that keeps its color overtime, without the need for a finish. This wood is also very decay and termites resistant.

It can be used for carving, decorative items and accents, furniture and cabinet work.