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Wood Properties of the Global Important Tree Species

By: Jiang Zehui (Editor), Fei Benhua (Editor), Chen Xuhe (Editor), Lionel Jayanetti (Translated by)

521 pages, 1338 b/w photos, tables

Science Press

Hardback | Oct 2013 | #219731 | ISBN-13: 9787030387387
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About this book

Language: English

Wood Properties of the Global Important Tree Species describes 458 tree species, including 84 coniferous tree species within 32 genera and 8 families; 374 broad-leaved tree species within 257 genera and 66 families, with an appendix of 1 338 microscope photos. For easily searching, the global wood database has been constructed in an arrangement of Latin names, source, use, macro-structure characteristics, micro-structure characteristics, as well as wood properties. Common name, distribution, wood characteristics, anatomical features, wood properties, and wood uses are dealt with for each species.


Contents

Foreword
Chapter 1  Introduction

Chapter 2  Chinese Woods
 GYMNOSPERMAE
  Cephalotaxus fortunei Hook. f. (Cephalotaxaceae)
  Cupressus funebris Endl. (Cupressaceae)
  Fokienia hodginsii A. Henry et H. H. Thomas (Cupressaceae)
  Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco (Cupressaceae)
  Sabina chinensis (L.) Ant. (Cupressaceae)
  Ginkgo biloba Linn. (Ginkgoaceae)
  Abies fabri (Mast.) Craib (Pinaceae)
  Abies holophylla Maxim. (Pinaceae)
  Cathaya argyrophylla Chun et Kuang (Pinaceae)
  Keteleeria evelyniana Mast. (Pinaceae)
  Larix grnelini (Rupr.) Rupr. (Pinaceae)
  Larix mastersiana Rehd. et Wils. (Pinaceae)
  Picea asperata Mast. (Pinaceae)
  Picea jezoensis Carr. vat. microsperma (Lindl.) Cheng et L. K. Fu(Pinaceae)
  Pinus armandi Franch. (Pinaceae)
  Pinus densata Mast. (Pinaceae)
  Pinus elliottii Engelm. (Pinaceae)
  Pinus hwangshanensis Hsia (Pinaceae)
  Pinus koraiensis Sieb. et Zucc. (Pinaceae)
  Pinus kwangtungensis Chun et Tsiang (Pinaceae)
  Pinus massoniana Lamb. (Pinaceae)
  Pinus syIvestris L. var. mongolica Litv. (Pinaceae)
  Pinus yunnanensis Franch. (Pinaceae)
  Pseudotsuga sinensis Dode (Pinaceae)
  Tsuga chinensis (Franch.) Pritz. (Pinaceae)
  Dacrydium pierrei Hickel. (Podocarpaceae)
  Podocarpus imbricatus Blume (Podocarpaceae)
  Taxus chinensis (Pilger) Rehd. (Taxaceae)
  Torreya grandis Fort. ex Lindl. (Taxaceae)
  Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook. (Taxodiaceae)
  Glyptostrobus pensilis (Lamb.) K. Koch. (Taxodiaceae)
  Metasequoia glyptosroboides Hu et Cheng (Taxodiaceae)
 ANGIOSPERMAE
  Acer buergerianum Mig. (Aceraceae)
  Acer mono Maxim. (Aceraceae)

Chapter 3 Southest Asia and the South Pacific Woods
Chapter 4 Tropcal American Woods
Chapter 5  Tropical African Woods
Chapter 6  Europena Woods
Chapter 7  North American Woods

References
Latin name index of genus and species


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