Botanical Name: Eusideroxylon zwageri
Source Location: Indonesia
Stability: Very Stable
Durability in Ground: Durable
Durability Above Ground: Very Durable
Density: Approx 1000 kg/m3 (approx at 15% MC)
Dimensions: Belian is currently imported into New Zealand as decking 90x20.
Appearance: Heartwood is light brown to almost bright yellow when freshly cut, darkening on exposure to a deep reddish brown or almost black with age.
Uses: Heavy & high grade construction, marine piling, wharf construction, industrial flooring, ship building and decks.
Tips: Very similar to Kwila, but significantly harder, more durable and does not bleed like Kwila does.