Endgrain:Diffuse-porous; solitary and radial multiples; large to very large pores in no specific arrangement, very few; mineral/gum deposits occasionally present; parenchyma lozenge, confluent; medium to large rays, spacing normal.
Pricing/Availability:Considered a protected tree in South Africa, Camelthorn isn’t frequently available. It is sometimes sold as small turning squares and smaller craft blanks. Prices are high for an imported hardwood.
Sustainability:This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Common Uses:Fence posts, firewood, turned objects, and other small specialty wood objects.