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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In Thailand and India planting stock is raised by vegetative propagation because only male trees were originally introduced. Casuarina species are a food source of the larvae of hepialid moths ; members of the casuraina Aenetusincluding A.

The taxonomy of C junghuhniana is very confused and requires revision. Retrieved 3 November Now the ironwoods are growing on cliffs and sandy slopes, competing with surrounding plants; they also erode the cliffs by splitting them apart via root csauarina. It is an environmentally important nitrogen-fxing tree, hosting the actinorhiza Frankia. It can withstand partial water logging caxuarina a very short period.

The wood is a suitable source of raw material for kraft pulp. National Academy Press, Washington, D. The wood is highly suitable for firewood and charcoal production. Journal of the Junghuhniaha Society 8: In dry areas subterranean termites can destroy young plants by attacking their roots.

The resin exuded from some casuarinas is edible and was a food source for Aboriginal people. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in Request account. Casuarina is a genus of 17 tree species in the family Casuarinaceaenative to Australiathe Indian subcontinentsoutheast Asiaand islands of the western Pacific Ocean.

Butt and heart rot, caused by Ganoderma applanatummay infest tree trunks after damage by fire. Rooting hormone IBA is necessary to promote rooting. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Also reported from Thailand was minor damage to young shoots by an insect identified as Aristobia approxirmator in plantations Chittachumnonk Seedlings casaurina pricked out into polythene bags when cm tall.


Want to tell us your experience with this product? In its easternmost area of distribution, 2 forms occur, locally known as black and white casuarina, respectively. The coarse form is notable for its rugged, deeply furrowed, corky bark which is unusual junghuhnixna a casuarina.

Mature seeds germinate readily without pretreatment. This product may take upto 3 weeks to deliver. Root studies in the tropics.

Casuarina – Wikipedia

Can be applied to all house plants and vegetable plants. This is a low land tree that can be planted from sea level upto 1, m. The cotyledons are folded initially, later extending and becoming oblong.

In plantations with a controlled water regime in Thailand the C. Most species are dioeciousbut a few are monoecious.

This species grows rapidly with a strong apical dominance. Infructescence a woody conelike structure. Allocasuarina nana Sieber ex Spreng. Notify Me view product details. Top 10 insect repellent plants Top 10 lilies plants Top 10 low care plants Top 10 lucky plants Top 10 medicinal plants Top 10 money spinning trees Top 10 mosquito repell plants.

Average durability of untreated wood is 4. Good plantations can be seen on laterite soils and well drained sandy loams. Subspecies timorensis on Timor is also thought to consist of two forms which the locals term “white” and “black” casuarinas.

The tree’s root nodules are known to fix nitrogenand it [ clarification needed ] is traditionally prized for its ability to increase the soil’s fertility.


Young trees continue to develop a conical crown; with age it tends to flatten. The tree is able to survive on poor soils because of its capability to trap atmospheric Nitrogen. Leaves reduced to scales, in whorls of max. Johnston edsCasuarina ecology, management and utilization. A putative hybrid with C. 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.

Casuarina have root nodules containing nitrogen-fixing casurina micro-oganism called Frankia.

Casuarina junghuhniana

United States Department of Agriculture. Provenance trials of this casuarina have not been conducted. Several pots are enclosed in polyethylene bags with tops supported jungbuhniana a stake. The subspecies junghuhniana jugnhuhniana of discrete populations having coarse, fine, and intermediate textured deciduous branchlets but the patterns of variation are currently unresolved.

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.

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It can tolerate waterlogging up to days Verhoef The wood of this tree is used for building-timber, furniture and tools, and makes excellent firewood. C junghuhniana is especially suitable for wind junghuhnoana and for ornamental plantings. Learning Platforms Gardeners Platforms wiki. The monthly mean maximum temperature in its native area is 15 C – 33 C, but it is adapted to a wide range of temperatures.