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Wood anatomy of the neotropical Sapotaceae. VI, ChlorolumaAuthor(s): B. F. Kukachka
Source: Res. Pap. FPL-330. Madison: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pages
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionThe 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.
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CitationKukachka, 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
KeywordsWood anatomy, specific gravity, Chrysophyllum, Sapotaceae, Chloroluma, tropical woods
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