(broadleaved and coniferous trees)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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No of
ID refs
Foliage (Click to view)Inflorescence (Click to view)Tree (Click to view)Berries on bushes (Click to view)Leaf spray - with fruiting catkin (Click to view)'Lime Avenue' at Kingston Lacy - just coming into leaf (Click to view)Flowers and bursting leaf buds (Click to view)Flower buds and leaves - underside (Click to view)Flower (Click to view)Branches (Click to view)Berries - on the tree (Click to view)Leaf spray - lower side (Click to view)
Informal 88 illustrated subtaxa 85 ident. refs
Tree - open grown (Click to view)Snow-covered winter trees - in sunshine (Click to view)Leaf spray - terminal shoot (Click to view)
Class 32 illustrated subtaxa 4 ident. refs
Umbel - top view - close-up (Click to view)Trees - newly in leaf (Click to view)Bud and petiole (Click to view)Bursting buds (Click to view)
Informal 8 illustrated subtaxa 6 ident. refs
Leaf spray (Click to view)Tree - young (Click to view)Tree - freshly in leaf (Click to view)Flower buds and leaves - underside (Click to view)Leaf spray - side view (Click to view)Leaf - upper side (Click to view)Mature tree - open grown - in situ (Click to view)
Informal 37 illustrated subtaxa 36 ident. refs
Umbel - top view - close-up (Click to view)Nut eaten by wood mouse (Click to view)Leaf spray - with fruiting catkin (Click to view)Foliage - just coming into leaf and flower (Click to view)
Informal 25 illustrated subtaxa 28 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
Informal(Trees) (broadleaved and coniferous trees)
PhylumTRACHEOPHYTA (vascular plants)
KingdomPLANTAE (plants)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 296 general literature references relevant to (Trees) (broadleaved and coniferous trees)

(Trees) (broadleaved and coniferous trees) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 28,177 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for (Trees) (broadleaved and coniferous trees)
Trees have been used throughout history and throughout the world for foodstuffs (fruit and nuts), animal feed (nuts and foliage), timber, firewood, shelter, ornament and medicine.

The following traditional poem describes the characteristics of each species when burnt as firewood:

Beech-wood fires burn bright and clear
If the logs are kept a year;
Store your beech for Christmastide
With new-cut holly laid beside;
Chestnut's only good, they say,
If for years 'tis stored away;
Birch and fir-wood burn too fast
Blaze too bright and do not last;
Flames from larch will shoot up high,
Dangerously the sparks will fly;
But ash-wood green and ash-wood brown
Are fit for a Queen with a golden crown.

Oaken logs, if dry and old,
Keep away the winter's cold;
Poplar gives a bitter smoke,
Fills your eyes and makes you choke;
Elm-wood burns like churchyard mould,
E'en the very flames are cold;
It is by the Irish said;
Hawthorn bakes the sweetest bread,
Apple-wood will scent the room,
Pear-wood smells like flowers in bloom;
But ash-wood wet and ash-wood dry
A King may warm his slippers by.

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