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Definition of the noun agathis

What does agathis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. kauri pine

Phrases with Agathis

Phrases starting with the word Agathis:

  1. agathis alba
  2. Agathis Bicolor
  3. agathis dammara
  4. agathis robusta
  5. Agathis Celebica
  6. agathis australis
  7. agathis lanceolata
  8. Agathis Philippinensis

Phrases ending with the word Agathis:

  1. genus agathis
  2. Bracon Agathis
  3. Chelonus Agathis
  4. Doxocopa Agathis
  5. Indjapyx Agathis
  6. Nasobelba Agathis
  7. Xyleborus Agathis
  8. Condylobelba agathis
  9. Species Bracon Agathis

Other phrases containing the word Agathis:

  1. Species Agathis Alba
  2. Species Agathis Bicolor
  3. Species Agathis Celebica

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agathis

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Google previewThe Tree (2006)

A Natural History of What Trees Are, How They Live, and Why They Matter by Colin Tudge

By conifer standards Agathis is a fairly recent genus; the oldest date from about 65 million years ago. The genus Araucaria, for which the whole family is named, has nineteen species, of which no fewer than thirteen are endemic to New ...

Google previewPlants of New Zealand (1907)

by Robert Malcolm Laing, Ellen W. Blackwell

The genus Agathis is an ancient one, ...

Google previewEvolution of Fossil Ecosystems (2012)

by Paul Selden, John Nudds

Furthermore, while Agathis is a copious producer of resin today and Pinus produces far less, there is fossil evidence of Pinus in Baltic amber but none of araucarians. A possible compromise, suggested by Larsson (1978), is that the tree ...

Google previewPrinciples and Techniques of Contemporary Taxonomy (2013)

by Donald L.J. Quicke

For example, the genus Agathis is a valid name for both an important genus of southern hemisphere trees and for a large genus of parasitic wasps.

Google previewPlant Life (2015)

A Brief History by Frederick B. Essig

Agathis is a conifer from the southern hemisphere, where leaves are often larger than the typical needles and scales of northern hemisphere conifers; seeds are borne within heavy cones. Drawing from Brown 1935. in Equisetum ...

Google previewBorneo Pulp

" "Well, there's agathis and araucaria. Agathis is a very valuable wood today, it's relatively rare. Only the waste, branches and tops ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry of Museum Objects (2012)

by John Mills, Raymond White

Araucariaceae resins The genus Agathis is the main resin-producing conifer genus in the southern hemisphere, partic– ularly in Australia, New Zealand and the East Indies. The most important resin is kauri, the produce of a huge tree, ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening: T to Z, and Supplement (1889)

by George Nicholson

Agathis is the correct name of Dammara. Agathomeris : Humea. Agathotes = Swertia. Agati is now included, by Bentham and Hooker, under Sesbania. Agave includes Liltam. Agoratum (= Carelia) includes Coylestina (of Adanson).

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2012)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: fragrant waratah, white waratah Agathis Salisb. Araucariaceae Greek agathis 'a ball of thread', referring to the catkin on the female trees; see Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Botany.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Agathis Salisb. Araucariaceae Origins: Greek agathis "a ball of thread," referring to the catkin on the female trees; see Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Botany. 8: 311, t. 15. 1807. Species/Vernacular Names: A. atropurpurea B.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Dacrydium to Gordonia (1890)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

to Agathis, Salisb., the result being that Dammara has ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1890)

by Sir George Watt

to Agathis, Salisb., the result being that Dammara has ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

common mushroom psalliote des champs, champignon de couche zweisporiger Champignon champiñón Agathis alba (Bl.) Foxw. -> 68 Agathis australis (Lamb.) ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1908)

by John Christopher Willis

Copaifera Copal, 199, Agathis, Copaifera, ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

AGAThis. Ichneumon. Jurine. BRAcon. Fabr. Spinoli.

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Agathis. (kauri,. kauri. pines,. Manila. copal). (family *Araucariaceae) A genus of large, coniferous trees that have broad, elliptical leaves; valuable, pale, light timber; and resin (Manila copal) in the bark. There are 13 known species, found in ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Maranta Katabolism, 206 Kauri, Agathis; -copal, Agathis Keel, Leguminosae Kendal green, Genista Kerguelen cabbage, Pringlea Khat, Catha Khus-Khus, Andropogon Kidney bean, Phaseolus Kidney vetch, Ant hy llis King-cup, Caltha Kino, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Plant Names of the Philippine Islands (1903)

by Elmer Drew Merrill

Agathis loranthifolia Salisb. PiApi ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Wax Pine (Agathis) australis. Kauri, Kawrie, or Kowrie Pine-tree, New Zealand Copal- resin-plant (Agathis) loranthifolia.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

As through much of New Zealand, conifer hardwood forest dominated by Dacrydium cupressinum is dominant but is distinguished by the addition of the subtropical emergent araucarian conifer, Agathis, whereas Nothofagus Fuscospora cool ...

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Agathis resin

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