Definition of Podocarpus dacrydioides
1. Noun. New Zealand evergreen valued for its light easily worked wood.
Generic synonyms: Conifer, Coniferous Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Podocarpus Dacrydioides
Literary usage of Podocarpus dacrydioides
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Veitch's Manual of the Coniferae: Containing a General Review of the Order by Adolphus Henry Kent, James Veitch & Sons (1900)
"podocarpus dacrydioides. A lofty tree 80 — 150 feet high with a trunk 4 — 5 feet ... podocarpus dacrydioides, A. Richard, Fl. Nov^ Zeal. 358, t. 39 (1832). ..."
2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Maori name for a New Zealand tree, podocarpus dacrydioides, ... White-pine, podocarpus dacrydioides -- Kahikatea, kahika, koroi. ..."
3. The Timbers of Commerce and Their Identification by Herbert Stone (1904)
"As those of podocarpus dacrydioides No. ... podocarpus dacrydioides. A. Rich. PLATE XVI. FIG. 140. Natural Order. Coniferae. Synonyms. D. excelsum. D. Don. ..."
4. Gardeners Chronicle, the Horticultural Trade Journal (1897)
"Banks mentions a tree of podocarpus dacrydioides, which girthed 19 feet 8 inches at 6 feet above the ground, and measured 89 feet to the first branch, ..."
5. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"... (Podocarpus) dacrydioides, A. Richard. In swampy ground of New Zealand; the " Kahikatea " of the Maories, called White Pine by the colonists. ..."