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Specie - Beuken, Europa

Beuken, Europa
Other names
Belgian, Danish, German, English, French, Dutch, Romanian, Slavonic and Tsjech beech, Buche, Rotbuche (Germany), beech (Great-Brittan), hĂȘtre (France).
Botanic name
Fagus sylvatica L.
Growth area
Europe. In West Asia, eastern North America and Japan beech species have a lot of similarities.
Wood species
hardwood timber
Volumic mass
(690-)710 (-750) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content (Danish, Western Europe, and English beech), 670 kg/m3 at 12% moisture content (beech from Yugoslavia and Central Europe), green timber about 960 kg/m3.
Moulds 5. Anobium G. Hesperophanes G. Termites G.
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