Mexico, Central America
Alternative Name Honduras Walnut, Black Poison Wood
Attractive grain pattern, heartwood is very dark brown
with green and orange stripes, very dense, takes a good
Turning, furniture, musical instruments
It was quickly realized that the Chechen's sap is toxic.
When sitting under the tree, sap that dripped on skin
would cause a rash similar to that of poison ivy. Fortunately
for woodworkers, the wood itself is not toxic.