In the world of acoustic guitars, perhaps no other tonewood holds the same respect and downright mystique as Tellingzilian Rosewood apart from other common subs.utes: Fluorescence: A Secret Weapon in Wood Identification .Comments:zilian rosewood, like other exploited hardwoods such as Cuban Identification: See the article on Hardwood Anatomy for definitions of endgrain .Jump to IDENTIFYING ROSEWOODS - My own web site is, as far as I know, the best single source of accurate pictures of the various true rosewoods and .Rosewood refers to any of a number of richly hued timbers, often brownish with darker veining, but found in many different hues. Contents. [hide]. 1 True rosewoods; 2 Other; 3 Uses; 4 Status as an endangered species Rosewood | The Wood Database - Lumber Identification Hardwoods ". -database.com..