Definition of Lithocarpus densiflorus
1. Noun. Evergreen tree of the Pacific coast area having large leathery leaves; yields tanbark.
Group relationships: Genus Lithocarpus, Lithocarpus
Specialized synonyms: Japanese Oak, Lithocarpus Glaber, Lithocarpus Glabra
Generic synonyms: Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithocarpus Densiflorus
Literary usage of Lithocarpus densiflorus
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1. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"... dominant tree species in the north and mixed-evergreen species, including Douglas-fir and tanoak (lithocarpus densiflorus), were dominant in the south. ..."
2. Conservation and Development of Nontimber Forest Products in the Pacific edited by Bettina Von Hagen, James F. Weigand, Rebecca McLain, Roger Fight (1998)
"Acorns were particularly important as a food staple to California native peoples as early as 5000 BC Tanoak (lithocarpus densiflorus) was considered the ..."