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Medium tree growing to 25 m with pyrimidal crown.  Wood desnity = 35 pcf. Bark=brown with flat plates or scales.  Leaves=oval (8-12 cm) and pinnately veined, waxy top surface.  Fruit=aggregate of follicles turning red when mature in fall.
 
Medium tree growing to 25 m with pyrimidal crown.  Wood desnity = 35 pcf. Bark=brown with flat plates or scales.  Leaves=oval (8-12 cm) and pinnately veined, waxy top surface.  Fruit=aggregate of follicles turning red when mature in fall.
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* See also [[http://cameo.mfa.org/wiki/Category:Uemura_dye_archive '''Uemera Dye Archive''' (Mokuren)]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:01, 30 June 2020

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Description

A large family of ornamental, evergreen trees of the genus Magnolia, such as Magnolia grandiflora, that is native to Central and North America. Magnolia produces a heavy, durable wood that is used for boxes, furniture, and millwork.

Magnolia tree (Magnolia virginiana)

Synonyms and Related Terms

laurel; sweet bay; southern magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora); bull bay; Magnolien (Deut.); Magnolie (Dan.); Magnolia (Esp., Fr., It., Ned., Sven.); Magnólia (Port.)

Physical and Chemical Properties

Medium tree growing to 25 m with pyrimidal crown. Wood desnity = 35 pcf. Bark=brown with flat plates or scales. Leaves=oval (8-12 cm) and pinnately veined, waxy top surface. Fruit=aggregate of follicles turning red when mature in fall.

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Resources and Citations

  • Hardwood Manufacturers Institute, Memphis, Tenn.: air-dry weight = 35 pcf
  • Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937
  • Virginia Tech Dendrology website at www.fw.vt.edu/dendro/dendrology/main.htm (accessed Oct. 8, 2005)