Definition of Incense cedar
1. Noun. Any of several attractive trees of southwestern South America and New Zealand and New Caledonia having glossy evergreen leaves and scented wood.
2. Noun. Tall tree of the Pacific coast of North America having foliage like cypress and cinnamon-red bark.
Generic synonyms: Cedar, Cedar Tree
Group relationships: Calocedrus, Genus Calocedrus
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Literary usage of Incense cedar
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1. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"(L. decurrens) incense cedar This single representative of its genus in America ... John Muir's description of it is most illuminating: "The incense cedar, ..."
2. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"The diseases affecting the white cedar do not occur on the incense cedar and vice versa. ... The incense cedar is subject to a destructive heartwood-rot, ..."
3. Handbook of West-American Cone-bearers by John Gill Lemmon (1900)
"Ninth Genus, LIBOCEDRUS ' incense cedar. Cones oblong, f to 1 inch long; fertile scales 2, equal in size, thick, convex; seeds 4, long-winged. No. ..."
4. Timber by James Rae Baterden (1908)
"Sugar Pino and incense cedar in foreground, Western Yellow Pino in background. ... incense cedar ..."