ramin

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ramin

(ræˈmiːn)
n
1. (Botany) any swamp-growing hardwood tree found in South-East Asia, of the genus Ramin
2. (Forestry) the wood from such a tree
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DNA extraction from processed wood: a case study for the identification of an endangered timber species (Gonystylus bancanus) Plant Mot.
Their land, edging one of the great global trade highways, became a hotspot of quests for domination and trade monopolies This stimulated riveraine and maritime legal and illegal trades, including smuggling illegally logged ramin (Gonystylus bancanus Sym.) and belian (Eusideroxylon zwageri Teism.& Bin.) to Malacca or Singapore, but hardly changed the customary lifestyle.
From 1.4 to 1.0 m, there is a marked decrease of Campnosperma and is accompanied by other peat swamp species which, however, are only present in low numbers such as Gonystylus, Cyrtostachys, Cephalomappa and Zalacca.
include Ramin (Gonystylus spp.), which is found in Southeast Asia and
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.
Cross-pin species included red oak, ramin (Gonystylus bancanus), sugar maple (Acer saccharum), white birch (Betula papyrifera), and yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis).
Agarwood (also known as aloeswood) is extracted from Aquilaria and Gonystylus spp.
Family - Thymelaeaceae Subfamily Tribe Gonystyloideae Aquilarioideae Microsemmataeae Solmsieae Octolepideae Aquilarieae Gilgiodaphnoideae Thymelaeoideae Dicranolepideae Phalerieae Daphneae Thymelaeeae Family - Thymelaeaceae Subfamily Genus Gonystyloideae Gonystylus, Amyxa, Aetoxylon Aquilarioideae Microsemma Solmsia, Deltaria Octolepis Aquilaria, Gryinops Gilgiodaphnoideae Gilgiodaphne Thymelaeoideae Linostoma, Lophostoma, Dicranolepsis, Craterosiphon, Synaptolepsis Phaleria, Peddiea [*] Wikstroemia, Dendrostellera, Daphnopsis, Dirca, [*] Daphne, [*] Edgeworthia Thymelaea, Gnidia, Struthiola, Passerina, Kelleria, [*] Drapetes, Pimelea Table 2.
4 One notable exception is the softwood timber "ramin" (Gonystylus bancanus) which experienced a boom in Sarawak and West Kalimantan during the first two decades after the war.
Strictly speaking, ramin refers to Gonystylus macrophyllum of the Family Gonystylaceae.
Part of the region is surrounded by hill forest with high-value tree species, including ramin (Gonystylus spp.), tengkawang (Shorea spp.), meranti (dipterocarps), tembesu (Fagraea fragrans) and other timber species (Giesen 2000).
Ramin-Mentangur kunyit tall swamp forest may formerly have been more widespread, but as Gonystylus bancanus (ramin) is much sought after by commercial timber companies; it is now uncommon and occurs only very locally.