Tervuren Xylarium Wood Database

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Familia: Hamamelidaceae
Other familia: Altingiaceae
Species name according to: The Gardeners Dictionary: . . . eighth edition Liquidambar no. 2. 1768.
Accepted standard name: this name is accepted
Pictures from external sites
Features and microscopic photographs from Inside Wood database
Local and/or commercial names
Name Language Region Country Source
Balm of Gilead english http://www.liberherbarum.com
Levant storax english http://www.liberherbarum.com
Liquidambar oriental french Boeijink (1992)
Oosterse Amberboom dutch Boeijink (1992)
Oriental Storax english http://www.liberherbarum.com
Oriental Styrax english http://www.liberherbarum.com
Oriental Sweet Gum english Boeijink (1992)
Orientalischer Amberbaum german Boeijink (1992)
Østerlandsk Ambratræ danish http://www.liberherbarum.com
Storax english Coster (1993)
Storaxbaum german http://www.liberherbarum.com
Styrax english http://www.liberherbarum.com
Specimens available at the Tervuren Xylarium