The botanical name for Macassar Ebony is Diospyros discolor. Common names include Calamander, Camagon, Coromandel, French Rosewood, Golden Ebony, Indian Ebony, Temru, Tendu, Timbruni, and Tunki. This rare, mid-sized, but very heavy, fine-grained hardwood is indigenous to the African East Indies. The heartwood is usually deep brown to pure black, usually with red or rich brown streaks. Grain lines are usually very clean and straight.