Definition of Huon pine
1. Noun. Tasmanian timber tree with yellow aromatic wavy-grained wood used for carving and ship building; sometimes placed in genus Dacrydium.
Group relationships: Genus Lagarostrobus, Lagarostrobus
Generic synonyms: Conifer, Coniferous Tree
Definition of Huon pine
1. Noun. ''Lagarostrobos franklinii'', a conifer native to the wet southwestern corner of Tasmania, Australia; not a true pine. ¹
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Literary usage of Huon pine
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1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"28: i the banks of these newly dis- rivers, and the harbour, grows huon pine (so called from the :r of that name, where it was first ..."
2. A Residence in Tasmania: With a Descriptive Tour Through the Island, from by Henry Butler Stoney (1856)
"Models of canoes of aborigines ; hall chair, of black-wood ; ? table of Huon pine, with chess-board in centre; pier table, of h- carriage-wheels; ..."
3. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1845)
"The most interesting account of the huon pine that I have ever seen, was written by my friend Mr. Lempriere, to whom I am indebted for much kindness showed ..."
4. A Year in Tasmania: Including Some Months' Residence in the Capital : with a by " Author of "Five years in the Levant, Henry Butler Stoney (1854)
"Model of a bridge across the Derwent at Bridgewater, constructed of huon pine; coloured sectional elevation of the bridge and causeway at Bridgewater. ..."
5. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1889)
"The colour, graining, and feathering of the huon pine admirably fit it for the more ornamental work of upholstering ; and the musk, more exquisitely marked ..."
6. Official Report of the Calcutta International Exhibition, 1883-84: Compiled (1885)
"Mantelpiece of huon pine, Prayer," cut out of huon pine. ... 2 Clocks in fret-work of Huon huon pine and oak, wholly executed by hand-saw, brackets, ..."
7. Proceedings of the Royal Colonial Institute by Royal Empire Society, London (1873)
"In this case the window-shutters even were of huon pine, and the owner, ... In answer to a question, he did not know whether the huon pine was proof against ..."