Wood anatomy of Colombian Podocarpaceae (Podocarpus, Prumnopitys and Retrophyllum)

  title={Wood anatomy of Colombian Podocarpaceae (Podocarpus, Prumnopitys and Retrophyllum)},
  author={{\'A}. M. Correa and E. A. Vara and M. A. H. Machuca},
  journal={Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society},
Microscopic descriptions of the wood of the six species of Colombian Podocarpaceae were made. The studied species belong to the genera Podocarpus, Prumnopitys and Retrophyllum. Trees were selected from natural forests of the Andean region of central-west Colombia. From each tree, the basal portion of the trunk was collected and the anatomical characteristics of the wood were studied in microtome sections and macerated preparations. In general, there was remarkable uniformity in the… Expand
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