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Noun1.Calocedrus - tall evergreens of western North America and eastern Asia; formerly included in genus Libocedrus
gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
Cupressaceae, cypress family, family Cupressaceae - cypresses and junipers and many cedars
Calocedrus decurrens, Libocedrus decurrens, incense cedar, red cedar - tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red bark
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Mount Pisgah Arboretum Unveils New Incense-cedar Exhibit - 11 a.m.
A: Being 15 years old, your incense-cedar trees are probably just beginning to be mature enough to produce many seeds.
An average California incense-cedar tree produces about 172,000 pencils, which amounts to approximately 11,600 incense-cedar trees cut down to meet the annual US production of two billion pencils.
Holmes and Arganbright (1984) measured air-drying times for different sorts of incense-cedar. Kozlik (1987) tested schedules to dry sorted incense-cedar squares.
Mount Pisgah Arboretum is launching an interactive incense-cedar exhibit, its second permanent nature exhibit, from 11 to 11:45 a.m.
Incense-cedar could move from Libocedrus to Calocedrus; giant chinkapin from Castanopsis to Chrysolepis; saguaro from Cereum to Carnegiea; Key tree-cactus from Cereus to Pilosocereus; smokethorn from Dalea to Psorothamnus; and you could just see the bumelias (Bumelia), willow bustic (Dipholis), and false-mastic (Mastichodendron) join each other in Sideroxylon.
For incense-cedar, Holmes and Arganbright (1984) showed that neither green weight nor a sapwood-heartwood distinction nor a combination of the two appeared to be a viable green sorting method, but there were substantial differences between total drying times and rates between the all-heartwood and all-sapwood classes.