Scientific Name: Peltogyne spp
Other names: Amaranth, Violet Wood

Purpleheart is an exotic hardwood that is native to Central and South America. It is highly coveted for its unique colouration, strength, and durability.

The name “Purpleheart” describes the heartwood’s distinct purple colour, while “Amaranth” and “Violet Wood” are other names associated with its coloration.