What is the difference between cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) and Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis)?

The section color of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is orange yellow, the texture is clearly visible, the markings are thick, and contains light brown gum.

Moreover, the plant of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is 13 ~ 18 cm high, 50 ~ 60 cm in diameter, and has a strong acid flavor.

The section color of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is dark red and purplish red.

The wood of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) has a light texture and contains red and dark red gum.

Moreover, the plant height of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is 8 ~ 30m and the diameter is 60 ~ 120cm.

What is the difference between cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) and Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis)?

The section color of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is orange yellow.

Moreover, because the section of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is easy to undergo oxidation reaction after contacting with air.

Therefore, the section color of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is relatively dark.

Moreover, the wood texture of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is clearer, and the brown and black markings are relatively thick.

The wood texture of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) also contains a small amount of light brown and dark brown gum, and the hardness is relatively hard.

Therefore, it is more appropriate for us to use cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) as building materials.

The section color of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is dark red and purplish red.

Moreover, the wood of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is relatively soft.

Therefore, we often use Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) as the production material of musical instruments and furniture.

In addition, the grain of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is not obvious, and the stripes are slender.

Moreover, the wood texture of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is dark red, and the surface is rich in red and dark red gum.

The wood texture of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) has a shiny surface.

Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) belongs to small tree (Arbor).

Moreover, the plant of cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is 13 ~ 18 cm high, 50 ~ 60 cm in diameter, and has a strong acid flavor.

Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) likes to grow on dry hills and flat lands.

In addition, cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) is mainly distributed in Central America.

For example, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico, etc.

Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) belongs to deciduous bush (shrub).

Moreover, the plant height of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is 8 ~ 30 cm and the diameter is 60 ~ 120 cm.

In addition, the branches of Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) have more ramets and do not have strong fragrance.

Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) likes to grow in a warm, humid and sunny environment.

Moreover, Thailand rosewood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis) is mainly distributed in semi deciduous seasonal rain forest or Riverside Forest with an altitude of 100 ~ 500m.

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