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Title: Wood anatomy of the neotropical Sapotaceae : XV. Sandwithiodoxa

Author: Kukachka, Bohumil Francis;

Date: 1980

Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-359. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 4 pages

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: Sandwithiodoxa is a monotypic genus established by Aubréville and Pellegrin based on Pouteria egregia Sandwith, making the new combination Sandwithiodoxa egregia (Sandw.) Aubr. and Pellegr. The wood is light brown, very hard and heavy with an average specific gravity of 1.09. Individual specimens attain a specific gravity of 1.21. Floristically it is said to have affinities with Sarcaulus and Pseudocladia, but anatomically it differs from these genera in several details.

Keywords: Wood anatomy, Sapotaceae, Guyana, Surinam, Venezuela, Brazil, Pouteria, specific gravity, Sandwithiodoxa, Sarcaulus, Pseudocladia

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Kukachka, Bohumil Francis 1980. Wood anatomy of the neotropical Sapotaceae : XV. Sandwithiodoxa. Research Paper FPL-RP-359. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 4 pages

 


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