Species: Pinus Kesiya


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Pinus Kesiya
Species profile
Family:PINACEAE (gymnosperm)
Origin:Asia and Oceania
Local and common name(s)
Sral, Tusam, Saleng, Thong, Khasi-pine, Khasya-pine, Pinus Kesiya, Tinyu, Son,
Scientific name(s)
Pinus kesiya,
Typical use
Light carpentry, Flooring, Interior joinery, Matches, Interior panelling, Veneer for interior of plywood, Pulp, Glued laminated, Poles, Boxes and crates, Current furniture or furniture components, Formwork, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Exterior joinery,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straight
Interlocked Grain:Absent
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Orange Yellow
Physical description
Crushing strength:65 MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,71
Stability:Moderately stable
Static bending strength:85 MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 4 - Poorly durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 2 - Moderately permeable
References
Technical descriptions from the software Tropix 7 [1], with permission of the Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts [2], CIRAD [3].

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