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Trees of Taurus cedar (Cedrus libani A. Rich)

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Trees of Taurus cedar (Cedrus libani A. Rich)

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Taurus cedar (tr: Toros sediri) is a cedar species (Cedrus libani A. Richard) from Pinaceae family. It is generally known as "lebanon cedar". In its natural growing zones in Turkey it is also called as "Katran" which meant "tree with good resin" in Turkish. Taurus cedar has excellent quality wood in addition to its wonderful view in the nature. Taurus cedar is distributed naturally in Taurus Mountains Chain located in south part of Turkey (between 36°16’-38°05’ N and 29°02’- 37°19’ E) from Deni...

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Author(s) / Publisher

Zeynel Cebeci


Forestry, Geography


cedar, taurus cedar, cedrus libani, turkey, meditterranean

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Senior High (15-17)

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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