South America #2

580,00 kr.1.680,00 kr.

A very common tree in South America is Quebracho, which is widespread throughout the continent mostly in the subtropical regions. There are several species of the true Quebracho, as well as the smaller species of the tree. All species of this tree are found in Argentina, Brazil, Suriname, El Salvador, Honduras, Colombia and Paraguay. It is felled and used diligently because it is among the hardest woods in the world and because it is filled with tannins used for everything from tanning, impregnating shoes, environmentally friendly paints, thermal insulation and glue to plywood.