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Silva Fennica vol. 40 no. 3 | 1934

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article id 7280, category Article
Gust. Komppa. (1934). Knowledge on the needle oil of certain exotic coniferous trees growing in Finland. Silva Fennica vol. 40 no. 3 article id 7280. https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7280
Keywords: needle oil; coniferous-needle oil; Pseudotsuga Douglasii cecian Schwerin; Pinus Murrayana Engelm; chemical composition
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The aim of the study was to find out firstly whether there are differences between the etheric oils of botanically alike but in different climatic conditions growing trees, and secondly whether the oils from alike trees are also alike. This article shortly describes the chemical composition of  Pseudotsuga Douglasii cecian Schwerin and Pinus Murrayana Engelm. The needle samples are from Mustiala Arboretum.

The first mentioned contains α-pinene, camphene, bornyl acetate, probably also limonene but no geraniol. Pinus Murraya’s oil contains pinene, camphene, borneol and cadinene.

The PDF contains a summary in Finnish.  

  • Komppa, E-mail: gk@mm.unknown (email)

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