African Teak (Milicia excelsa, M. regia)
The heart wood ranges from yellow to a golden brown with a clearly marked pale yellow sapwood.
Fairly easy to work with although the interlocked grain can cause tearout during surface preparation operations. There are also deposits of calcium carbonate present sometimes which have a significant dulling effect of tool edges.
Often used as veneer, flooring, furniture, cabinetry, boatbuilding, and turned items.
Given the high prices of Genuine Teak, African Teak (Iroko) could be considered a low-cost alternative as it somewhat resembles Teak.