Grenadilla

Grenadilla

[gren-uh-dil-uh]
Grenadilla (or other, similar spellings) is a name given to a number of different woods, all of them strong and dense. A famous wood so named is that of Dalbergia melanoxylon, in English African blackwood and in East Africa known as mpingo). It is used for making musical instruments, mainly the oboe, the flute, the piccolo, the clarinet, the recorder, and the Great Highland Bagpipe.

Grenadilla is also used as an alternative name for the Passion fruit.

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