Kauri pine

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Description

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

Density 36 ppcf

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