I don't know if it is available, my best guess is no. I can exract it
from sawdust, but it is unclear to me how one would get it in to the
wood effectively. Perhaps I will take some extract and soak it in to a
piece of soft maple to see if I can make "fake" purpleheart.
+ + +
However, it is Peltogyne with a capital "P" (always)
This Peltogyne is a genus, not a family.
The family is Leguminosae (Pea family).
PS your experiment suggest that the purple-when-freshly-sawn purpleheart may
be a drying defect?
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