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Afrormosia
Gekozen door Pepijn Descamps
Afrormosia
Afrormosia
The afrormosia is included in the CITES list. The high-quality wood is much sought after on the international market. The species is also threatened, but in Yangambi and its surroundings it is still common. Together with Congolese colleagues, the museum is researching wood growth in order to enable sustainable use.
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Wood has been my passion for many years, combined with wy professional live it is my active connection with the continent and the museum.

— Pepijn Descamps