Casuarina junghuhniana. Family Name: Casuarinaceae. Common Names: Mountain Ru, Red-tipped Ru, Horsetail Tree, Ru Ronan. Mountain Ru,Red- tipped. Casuarina junghuhniana. Casuarinaceae. Miq. LOCAL NAMES. Chinese (shan di mu ma huang); English (she oak,red-tipped ru,mountain ru,forest oak);. Casuarina junghuhniana. Authority, Miq. Family, Magnoliopsida:Hamamelidae: Casuarinales:Casuarinaceae. Synonyms. Common names. Editor. Ecocrop code .

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Casuarina junghuhniana: a highly adaptable tropical casuarina

The soil includes coastal sand, shifting sterile sand, river alluvium, sandy loam with high water table, red loam, red gravelly loam and hard laterite etc. It can withstand partial water logging for a very short period. Views Read Edit View history.

Sign up and Save! United States Department of Agriculture. Wilson and Johnson [6] distinguish the two very closely related genera, Casuarina and Allocasuarina on the basis of: The noctuid turnip moth is also recorded feeding on Casuarina.

Off-cuts from stems or branches are excellent firewood for the pottery industry. Rainfall in the natural habitat is monsoonal, with a well-defined summer maximum and a reported annual range of mm.

Johnston edsCasuarina ecology, management and utilization. The most successful method for production on a large scale was developed in Thailand. Under favourable conditions seedlings attain cm in height within 3 months. Schizophyllum commune may cause decay of the sapwood. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Good plantations can be seen on laterite soils and well drained sandy loams. Propagation of Casuarina junghuhniana by planting shoots and root suckers.


Mahmood and Possuswam also report successful root cuttings of shoots and root suckers of this casuarina in India.

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Young shoots mm in diameter and cm in length are rooted with the help of hormones, either indolebutyric acid IBAindoleacetic acid IAA or naphthaleneacetic acid NAA. Stem cuttings of young shoots are placed in small pots filled with soil and river sand. Top 10 flowering plants Top 10 flower bed junhuhniana Top 10 fragrant plants Top 10 fruit plants Top 10 ground covers Top 10 hard to kill plants Top 10 herbs.

Average durability of untreated wood casuarinq 4. Pedunculagincasuarictinstrictinincasuarinin and casuariin are ellagitannins found in the species within the genus. This may be because of the reason that the activity of nitrogen fixing bacteria in the root nodules is inhibited in such soils.

Casuarina junghuhniana

Availability by 3 – 4 weeks. Casuarina junghuhniana, cassowary, kasuari, rhu, Savukku maram. The wood is highly suitable for firewood and charcoal production. The plants are very tolerant of windswept locations, and are widely planted as windbreaksalthough usually not in agricultural situations. Like most casuarinas, seed probably loses viability quickly unless kept in dry, cold storage. Variation within each subspecies funkier complicates the subgroupings. Junghuhnniana is tolerant of a wide pH range, from 2.

In irrigated plantations in Thailand it can attain 21 m height and 15 cm diameter at 5 years. Search Titles Subjects Organizations Collage.



Nitrogen Fixing Trees highlights Acacia koa – Hawaii’s most valued native tree Acacia leucophloea – shade and fodder for livestock in arid environments Alnus acuminata: There appear to be no serious insect pests of C junghuhniana.

Pruning in plantations up to a height of 2. It has been used in revegetation and land rehabilitation projects in Java for nearly a century. It is also an introduced, invasive plant in Bermuda[14] where it was introduced to replace the Juniperus bermudiana windbreaks killed by juniper blight in the s.

National Academy Press, Washington, D. No special handling is required if the products are marketed as poles, piles or firewood. In plantations with a controlled water regime in Thailand the C.

This page was last modified on 17 Juneat The wood of this tree is used commercially for shingles or fencing, and is said to make excellent, hot burning firewood. Casuarina junghuhniana is wholely tropical in distribution, and is a native of highlands in Indonesia where it pioneers deforested lands such as screes rocky slopes and grasslands, junfhuhniana in disturbed areas it replaces mixed mountain forest plant communities NAS