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Title: Wood anatomy of the neotropical Sapotaceae. XVIII, Gomphiluma

Author: Kukachka, B.F.;

Date: 1980

Source: Res. Pap. FPL-RP-362. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 3 pages

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: As now constituted, Gomphiluma consists of two species of small trees limited to the Brazilian Amazon. Formerly submerged in the large genus Pouteria, Gomphiluma was reinstated to generic status by Aubréville in 1961. The pale brown wood of moderate density is quite unlike that of Pouteria and appears more nearly allied with certain species of Micropholis.

Keywords: Gomphiluma, tropical woods, wood anatomy

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Kukachka, B.F. 1980. Wood anatomy of the neotropical Sapotaceae. XVIII, Gomphiluma. Res. Pap. FPL-RP-362. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 3 pages

 


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