[First Known Red Roselle]
The red rosewood is also called the old redwood. The Guangdong area is called the red rosewood. The area north of the Yangtze River is called the old redwood.
The red rosewood branch name is Dalbergia chinensis, which belongs to the Dalbergia genus and the red rosewood in the five categories of the redwood national standard. Because the main producing area is Laos, it is called "Laos red rosewood", "old redwood", "red red rosewood".
[One of the three tributaries]
During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Siamese rosewood and huanghuali and lobular rosewood were also known as the "three tribute trees" of the court. During the Ming Dynasty, the furniture wood used by the emperors and aristocrats was dominated by huanghuali and lobular rosewood. During the Qing Dynasty, the number of "one yellow and two purple" decreased sharply. From then on, the red rosewood began to enter the royal family and became a substitute for huanghuali and lobular rosewood.
Siamese rosewood was originally transported back to China from Southeast Asia by Zheng He as the bottom of the ship, but was ignored by the royal family because of the prestigious “Wei Zi Yao Huang”. Until the last of the two is hard to find, the red rosewood is re-emphasized by the royal family with the characteristics of wood and wood. Hundreds of years of precipitation, the red sour branches such as modest gentlemen, humiliation, detachment, and the beauty of the world makes the world crazy.
【Red Roselle Characteristics】
Color and texture: The color of the red rosewood is mostly dark red and has dark stripes, and the overall color of the wood is relatively uniform. Laos red rosewood is mostly reddish brown, dark brown, dark brown and other stripes.
Odor and feel: Siamese rosewood usually has a sour taste, especially a new section, the acid and vinegar taste is more concentrated. In terms of feel, although the red rosewood has no red sandalwood, it is very delicate and has a slender brown eye and a large red rosewood density, and some are heavier than red sandalwood.
[The beauty of Siamese rosewood]