Definition of Agathis robusta
1. Noun. Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer.
Group relationships: Agathis, Genus Agathis
Generic synonyms: Dammar Pine, Kauri Pine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agathis Robusta
Literary usage of Agathis robusta
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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... n. the Queensland species (agathis robusta, Sal.) of the Kauri Pine (qv) ; and see Pine. Dungaree-Settler, n. Now obsolete. See quotation. 1852. ..."
2. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"... long and 6 feet wide have been obtained. It takes a high polish. Philippine mahogany is used extensively for cigar boxes. Kauri pine (agathis robusta) ..."
3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1916)
"There are several magnificent trees of the Kauri pine, agathis robusta, with massive straight erect trunk and smooth grayish brown bark. ..."
4. The Chemistry of the Non-benzenoid Hydrocarbons and Their Simple Derivatives by Benjamin Talbott Brooks (1922)
"Fresh Queensland Kauri gum, from agathis robusta, yields about 11.6 per cent of nearly pure a-pinene.3 ..."
5. Hand-list of Coniferæ, Grown in the Royal Botanic Gardens by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (1903)
"agathis robusta ; in temperate house, 39 feet high ; 1 foot 8 inches girth. Araucaria Bidwillii ; northern half of temperate house ; girth 3 feet 7 inches ..."