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Title: Wood anatomy of the neotropical Sapotaceae. VI, Chloroluma

Author: Kukachka, B. F.;

Date: 1978

Source: Res. Pap. FPL-330. Madison: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pages

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: The old genus Chloroluma has been reinstated to generic status after having been in synonomy under Chrysophyllum for many years. The description is based on the type species C. gonocarpa which is characterized by: Its clear yellow wood; pores in radial-echelon arrangement; rhombic, two-sized, and microcrystals frequent in the axial parenchyma and wood rays; colored cell contents and silica lacking; very large crystals occasionally found in the tyloses.

Keywords: Wood anatomy, specific gravity, Chrysophyllum, Sapotaceae, Chloroluma, tropical woods

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Kukachka, B. F. 1978. Wood anatomy of the neotropical Sapotaceae. VI, Chloroluma. Res. Pap. FPL-330. Madison: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pages

 


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