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Noun1.Agathis - kauri pine
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
araucaria family, Araucariaceae, family Araucariaceae - tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae
dammar pine, kauri pine - any of various trees of the genus Agathis; yield dammar resin
Agathis australis, kaury, kauri - tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood
Agathis robusta, dundathu pine, queensland kauri, smooth bark kauri - Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer
Agathis lanceolata, red kauri - New Zealand tree with glossy leaves and scaly reddish-brown bark
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Tree species used in the planting activity were seedlings of almaciga (Agathis philippensis) and grafted pili (Canarium ovatum) which were donated by Apayao Vice Governor Remy Albano and former MMSU president Dr.
And that's exactly what a kauri tree stump (Agathis austaralis) somewhere in the middle of New Zealand should be: dead.
Large trees with diameters at breast height of > 30 cm and height of > 20 m include the "almaciga" (Agathis philippensis) while the remaining vegetation is comprised of smalls trees (e.g.
Agathis * Calvillo: 13-II (1); Aguascalientes 19-IV (1); Pabellon de Arteaga: 19-IV (1).
Axial parenchyma is absent in some species of Araucaria and Agathis (Greguss, 1955) and Wollemia (Heady et al., 2002) of the Araucariaceae.
Although there are a lot of tropical wood species available in Malaysia, very few species such as Intsia palembanica (Merbau), Artocarpus champeden spreng (Cempedak), Dialium species, and Agathis borneensis have been used for manufacturing traditional musical instrument such as sapeh, gendang, rebana, beduk, and tar [2, 3].
Fossilised remains of Eocene and Miocene forests lie up to 165 metres deep, formed by Gondwanna forests of species including Antarctic Beech (Nothofagus) and Kauri (Agathis) (Holdgate et al., 2009) whose modern relatives grow in the moist forests of New Zealand, Chile and Australia (Mao et al., 2012).
Apart from a few studies, that is, the number of eggs laid by Bracon vulgaris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) [11], and the number of offspring produced by Agathis gibbosa (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) [9], there is a dearth of data concerning Agathidinae reproductive biology.
Biology of amber-producing trees: focus on case studies of Hymenaea and Agathis. pp.
The severed head was not taken into the house (ulu andi kasa lion dalai), but carried to a nearby clearing, the padang ulung, where people had erected an ulung trunk (Agathis borneensis).
In 1864, the same year that Jarrah was first mentioned in New Zealand, Australian newspapers discussed the suitability of the indigenous New Zealand Kauri (Agathis australis) for ship-building, although its primary use on vessels in Australia appears to have been for spars rather than hulls.
The botanical origin of the amber from Hti Lin has not been studied, but the Cretaceous amber from Hukawng Valley is known to have come from the Araucariaceae family (especially from the genus Agathis) and also the Taxodiaceae family (e.g.