The kauri pine, Agathis australis, of New Zealand is a source of kauri resin as well as a timber. The softwood is a yellowish-brown with a straight grain. It has an interesting figured pattern that makes it valued for cabinetry.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Agathis australis; dammar pine
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- Encyclopedia Britannica, http://www.britannica.com Comment: "Kauri Pine." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2 Sept. 2004 .