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Supplementary Material Added to Volume 3

No. 13. Part IV. Podocarpus elata, R.Br. THE BROWN 0R SHE-PINE. (Family CONIFERAE.)

Timber. — See vol. i, p. 87.

Brown Pine, said to be an excellent timber for flooring boards and house-building.- (District Forester Wilshire, Grafton.)

A tall tree of medium size, with irregularly-shaped trunk; very thin, dark-coloured, slightly furrowed bark, and narrow dark-green leaves. Wood light-brown colour, light, soft, and easy to work.

Used for piles and for sheathing vessels; resists to a great extent attacks of the teredo. Is best suited for purposes under water.- (Cat. Forestry Mus., Queensland, 1904.)

Habitat. — See vol. i, p. 89 ; vol. ii, P. 193.

Trees in the islands of the Clarence River, small, with clean barrels about 30 — 40 feet. — (District Forester Wilshire.)

Not plentiful; occasional trees are found on Beech Mountain, and in some of the coastal scrubs in Southern Queensland. — (Cat. Forestry Mus., Queensland, 1904.)

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