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Definition of the noun agathis
What does agathis mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- kauri pine
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Agathis: genus Agathis
- more generic term: gymnosperm genus = a genus of gymnosperms
- member of: araucaria family / Araucariaceae / family Araucariaceae = tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves
- dammar pine / kauri pine = any of various trees of the genus Agathis
- Agathis australis / kauri / kaury = tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood
- smooth bark kauri / queensland kauri / Agathis robusta / dundathu pine = Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer
- Agathis lanceolata / red kauri = New Zealand tree with glossy leaves and scaly reddish-brown bark
Phrases with Agathis
Phrases starting with the word Agathis:
- agathis alba
- Agathis Regia
- Agathis Minima
- Agathis Rugosa
- Agathis Bicolor
- Agathis Coryphe
- Agathis Coxalis
- agathis dammara
- Agathis Ferulae
- Agathis Maligna
- Agathis Montana
- agathis robusta
- Agathis Zaykovi
- Agathis Celebica
- Agathis Sibirica
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Agathis
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Plants of New Zealand (1907)
by Robert Malcolm Laing, Ellen W. Blackwell
The genus Agathis is an ancient one, ...
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 ...
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.
Plant 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 ...
" "Well, there's agathis and araucaria. Agathis is a very valuable wood today, it's relatively rare. Only the waste, branches and tops ...
The 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 ...
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, ...
by George Nicholson
Agathis is the correct name ...
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.
by Sir George Watt
to Agathis, Salisb., the result being that Dammara has ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
" Agathis Salisb. Araucariaceae Origins: Greek agathis "a ...
by G. Rehm
common mushroom psalliote des champs, champignon de couche zweisporiger Champignon champiñón Agathis alba (Bl.) Foxw. -> 68 Agathis australis (Lamb.) ...
by John Christopher Willis
Copaifera Copal, 199, Agathis, Copaifera, ...
by Sir David Brewster
AGAThis. Ichneumon. Jurine. BRAcon. Fabr. Spinoli. Mouth ". into a rostrum. Superior wings with the second submarginal cell very small. Sp. 1. Panzeri. Ichneumon panzeri. Jurine.
An Illustrated Encyclopædia of Practical Horticulture for All Classes by Walter Page Wright
Agathis the spawn increases almost indefinitely, and this has been taken advantage of in the case of the cultivated Mushroom to manufacture the bricks of spawn sold by nurserymen. For culture, see MUSHROOM. The Principal Species are ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
To this genus belongs also Agathis Australie, the Kauri pine (q.v.) of New Zealand, which produces the resin known as Kauri resin, or Kauri gum. The tree attains a height ...
by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich
Agathis australis [Fenchol] Agathis robusta [Robustaflavone] Agave sisalana [ Hentriacontanoic ...
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