Dabema is an African hardwood which is light to golden brown in color, the grains are broadly interlocked producing an attractive ribbon figure, and it has an unpleasant odor when freshly cut which may return if timber is rewetted. It is rated as durable, and is reported to be resistant to termite attack. Heartwood is rated as resistant to preservative treatments and sapwood moderately resistant. Dabema is used in Heavy construction; wharf decking, flooring, Door Frames and Window Frames.

Grades Available FAS K/D (Kiln dried). Thickness 2 inch
Width inches to 16 inches. Length 2.1 m (7ft) to 6.1m (20ft).