Species: Pinus Patula


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Pinus Patula
Species profile
Family:PINACEAE (gymnosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Ocote, Pino,
Scientific name(s)
Pinus Patula,
Typical use
Boxes and crates, Pulp, Veneer for interior of plywood, Exterior joinery, Interior panelling, Formwork, Fiber or paticle boards, Poles, Glued laminated, Interior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Light carpentry,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straight
Interlocked Grain:Absent
Sapwood:Not clearly demarcated
Texture:Fine
Typical colour:Creamy White
Physical description
Crushing strength:39
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,49
Stability:Moderately stable to stable
Static bending strength:69
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class S - Susceptible
Fungi:Class 5 - Not durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 1 - Easily 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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