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Lithocarpus - Lithocarpus Densiflorus, Lithocarpus Edulis, Lithocarpus Indutus, Lithocarpus Dodonaeifolius, Lithocarpus Formosanus (Paperback) Loot Price: R271
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Lithocarpus - Lithocarpus Densiflorus, Lithocarpus Edulis, Lithocarpus Indutus, Lithocarpus Dodonaeifolius, Lithocarpus...

Lithocarpus - Lithocarpus Densiflorus, Lithocarpus Edulis, Lithocarpus Indutus, Lithocarpus Dodonaeifolius, Lithocarpus Formosanus (Paperback)

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Chapters: Lithocarpus Densiflorus, Lithocarpus Edulis, Lithocarpus Indutus, Lithocarpus Dodonaeifolius, Lithocarpus Formosanus, Lithocarpus Crassinervius, Lithocarpus Platycarpus, Lithocarpus Curtisii, Lithocarpus Kostermansii, Lithocarpus Maingayi, Lithocarpus Erythrocarpus, Lithocarpus Kunstleri, Lithocarpus Hendersonianus, Lithocarpus Cleistocarpus, Lithocarpus Burkillii, Lithocarpus Kingii, Lithocarpus Ovalis, Lithocarpus Neorobinsonii, Lithocarpus Kingianus. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 48. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Lithocarpus densiflorus, commonly known as the Tanoak or Tanbark-oak, is an evergreen tree in the beech family Fagaceae, native to the western United States, in California as far south as the Transverse Ranges and north to southwest Oregon. It can reach 40 m tall (though 1525 m is more usual) in the California Coast Ranges, and can have a trunk diameter of 60190 cm. Although currently included in the genus Lithocarpus, genetic evidence (Manos et al. 2001) suggests it is only distantly related to the rest of the genus (all found in southeast Asia). The leaves are alternate, 715 cm long, with toothed margins and a hard, leathery texture, and persist for 34 years. At first they are covered in dense orange-brown scurfy hairs on both sides, but those on the upper surface soon wear off, those on the under surface persisting longer but eventually wearing off too. The seed is a nut 23 cm long and 2 cm diameter, very similar to an oak acorn, but with a very hard, woody nut shell more like a hazel nut. The nut sits in a cup during its 18-month maturation; the outside surface of the cup is rough with short spines. The nuts are produced in clusters of a few together on a single stem. The nut kernel is very bitter, and is inedible for people without extensive leachin...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=99995

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 50
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-37783-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-37783-1
Barcode: 9781157377832

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