What is abachi wood ?
Abachi is a timber of Triplochiton scleroxylon - a tropical tree of Africa. Abachi grows throughout West and Central Africa in a zone from Guinea east to the Central African Republic, and south to Gabon and the Congo. It is known in Nigeria as obeche, in Ghana as wawa, in Cameroon as ayous, and in Ivory Coast as samba. All abache wood used in United Kingdom is imported.