Latin name: Pterocarpus officinalis Other names: Sangre de Drago
The moutouchi is a characteristic tree of the mangrove and river banks. It is found mainly in the Amazon rainforest, in French Guiana, but also in Mexico and the Caribbean. It is a light wood with a density of 0.50. It is beautifully veined and can either have clear, beige, brown and reddish variations.