Beilschmiedia

Beilschmiedia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Beilschmiedia is a genus of trees and shrubs in family Lauraceae. Most of species grow in tropical climates but few of them are native to temperate regions, they are widespread in tropical Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Central America, the Caribbean and South America as south as Chile. The best known species in Europe and the United States are the Chilean B. berteroana and B. miersii because of their frost tolerance. Seeds of B. bancroftii were used as a source of food by Australian Aborigines. Timbers of some species are very valuable.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136756331
  • 9786136756332