Dacrydium


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Noun1.Dacrydium - Australasian evergreen trees or shrubs
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
family Podocarpaceae, Podocarpaceae, podocarpus family - gymnosperms with simple persistent needlelike or scalelike leaves
Dacrydium cupressinum, imou pine, red pine, rimu - tall New Zealand timber tree
Dacrydium colensoi, tarwood, tar-wood - New Zealand silver pine of conical habit with long slender flexuous branches; adapted to cold wet summers and high altitudes
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Mast seeding over 33 years by Dacrydium cupressinum Lamb, (rimu) (Podocarpaceae) in New Zealand: Che importance of the economies of scale, bund.
It occurs widely on Diaoluo Mountain, Wuzhi Mountain, Jianfengling, Limuling, and Bawanling above 700-1300 m and is represented by Dacrydium pierrei of the Podocarpaceae, Syzygium araiocladum of the Myrtaceae, Lithocarpus fenzeliaus of the Fagaceae, Pentaphylax euryoides of the Pentaphylacaceae, and Altingia obovata of the Hamamelidaceae.
Buchanan conjectured that such a measure might work in New Zealand, and as evidence of this pointed to the survival of piles made of Manoao or Silver Pine (Dacrydium colensoi) from a Maori pa (fortified settlement), which had spent several centuries submerged in a lake.
Vegetation is dominated by tree ferns (Cyathea spp.) and kamahi (Weinmannia racemosa), with scattered podocarps (especially matai, Prumnopitys taxifolia, and rimu, Dacrydium cupressinum).
Between 1970 and 1990, rain (Gonystylus bancanus), kawi (Shorea spp.) and kayu cin (Dacrydium spp) were intensively harvested by concessionaires, and the logs were often transported via newly-dug shallow canals.
Distribucion y sustratos: se ha reportado sobre ramas muertas de Acer, Carya, Magnolia y Rhus en Estados Unidos (Ellis, 1976); tambien existen registros de su presencia sobre madera de Dacrydium cupressinum y Quintinia serrata en Nueva Zelanda (Hughes, 1978b).
Pollen in the lower zone is dominated by forest trees, notably Ascarina, Dacrydium and other podocarps, and Metrosideros, with the latter increasing up the profile (Fig.
Domestic furniture, moulding, and flooring industries are turning to New Zealand silver beech to replace diminishing supplies of other native species, particularly rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum).
The Southern Hemisphere also contains many forests dominated by conifers such as podocarps (Podocar-pus), dammar or kauri pines (Agathis), monkey puzzles (Araucaria), Rimu pines (Dacrydium), etc., that have nothing at all in common with the taiga, and which are more comparable to temperate laurel forests ("laurisilva") (see vol.