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Differences in the ultrastructure of their large warts allow white cypress pine (Callitris glaucophylla) to be distinguished from black cypress pine (C. endlicheri)

Heady, Roger; Cunningham, Ross; Evans, Philip

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White cypress pine (Callitris glaucophylla) wood is durable enough to be used outdoors, but occasionally there are reports of its premature failure in ground contact, which may be due to its substitution by the less durable species, black cypress pine (C. endlicheri). It has been difficult to prove this, however, because the woods of both species are very similar in structure and cannot be separated using conventional anatomical features. This study examined whether differences in the size and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/30351
Source: Wood Science and Technology
DOI: 10.1007/s00226-007-0174-1

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