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kauri

1. a New Zealand coniferous tree, Agathis australis, with oval leaves and round cones: family Araucariaceae
2. the wood or resin of this tree
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Although most conifers have axial parenchyma strands, some (certain species of Agathis and Araucaria; some species of Picea and Tsuga) do not.
javanus presents a classical basic morphological organization, similar to the one described in braconids and other Agathidinae species, e.g., Agathis pumila (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) (Ratzeburg) [10].
Ecology of ship rats (Rattus rattus) in a kauri (Agathis australis) forest in northland, New Zealand.
The starting point for treks is Agathis Camp, which lies at the basin's outer southern edge amid a stately mixed-dipterocarp forest.
The 6,834-hectare total surface area includes the mossy-pygmy forest of century old trees in ultramafic soil Agathis philippinensis (Almaciga) with average height of only 2.4 m.
The kauri (Agathis australia) is an ancient, native New Zealand tree that is highly valued for its strength, beauty, hardness, and straightness, making it particularly suitable for ships' masts.
Earlier MTP produced semi finished products to be supplied to PT Tunggal Agathis Indah Wood Industries (PT TAIWI), another subsidiary of the group.
And this last named seriously underlines the Lexus marketing phrase "The Pursuit of Perfection." To make a steering wheel for the Shimamoku interior it takes three suppliers who process the agathis wood which is laminated and finished; one supplier (Hoxan Inc.) performs seven processes over seven days; the second supplier (Panasonic Eco Solutions Interior Building Products) spends 17 days performing 9 processes; and the final supplier (Tendo Inc.) performs 51 processes over 14 days.
The 'kauri pine', Agathis Australis [...] is one of the very noblest and most impressive of all the great and beautiful trees whose acquaintance I've made in my long wanderings.