Sapele Wood Veneer Flat Cut is a dark reddish brown wood that has considerable variation in grain with nice cathedrals. If you are working on a project, than this wood is a great choice. It has a variety of spellings; Sapely, Sepele, Sapelli, Sapelle, Sepelle.
Sapele is from Africa and called sapelwood, aboudikrou, Gold Coast cedar and penkwa. Flat Cut is also known as Crown Cut and Plain Sliced.