Phoebe nanmu, a large evergreen tree in the mid-subtropical Lauraceae family, is a gradually endangered species under national secondary protection. Its distribution area is located in the west of the subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forest area. The climate is warm and humid. It grows at a temperature of about 0-38 degrees Celsius and an annual precipitation of 1400~ The 1600 mm subtropical area is mainly distributed in Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou and other places. The lowest vertical distribution is 276 m above sea level at Feiquan Temple in Qidonggou, Sichuan, and the highest is 1120 m above sea level at Emei Mountain in Sichuan.
Phoebe can reach more than 30 meters in height, and its diameter at breast height can reach 1 meter. Mainly refers to the wood of the genus Phoebe nees and Machilus nees. The genus Phoebe is classified as Phoebe genus, mainly including Phoebe Phoebe and Phoebe Phoebe, etc.; Phoebe is classified as Phoebe Phoebe, mainly including Phoebe Phoebe, Phoebe Phoebe, Phoebe Phoebe, Phoebe Phoebe, etc. Phoebe nannan and Jinsinan are both national second-level protected plants, but there are essential differences. The wood texture of nannan nannan does not have “gold threads”, and the shining color of nannan is not real Jinsinan.
Phoebe nanmu is endemic to China and South Asia. It is a well-known precious timber species at home and abroad. It is the main tree species that composes evergreen broad-leaved forests. Due to logging and utilization in the past dynasties, this rich forest resource is nearly exhausted. Existing forest stands, mostly artificially cultivated semi-natural forests and landscape protection forests. There are still a few large trees in temples, cottages, parks, courtyards, etc., but the damage caused by diseases and insects is serious, and they are also declining.
1. Phoebe can be divided into golden silk phoebe, fragrant phoebe and water phoebe. Golden nanmu is named because of the golden thread-like texture in the wood grain of nanmu. This nanmu is one of the most precious wood species. Phoebe nanmu wood is slightly purple and has a delicate fragrance, with natural and beautiful texture. The wood of Phoebe Phoebe and Phoebe Phoebe is softer than Golden Phoebe.
2. Phoebe nanmu grows in subtropical areas, and its growth cycle can be as long as hundreds of years, so it is extremely precious. Phoebe is extremely corrosive and will not be oxidized and corroded even in an extremely humid environment.
3. Phoebe wood is relatively easy to be eaten by insects during its growth period. Once mature, its wood contains a unique fragrance, which has the effect of repelling mosquitoes, so Phoebe wood has a strong anti-worm performance.
4. Phoebe itself is mild and not cold even in winter. The wood of Nanmu furniture is tight, and the internal temperature has little influence on the external environment, so it also has good cold resistance in winter. The centuries-old growth cycle of Phoebe nanmu has caused the wood of Phoebe nanmu to be very dense, so it rarely deforms or cracks.
Phoebe wood is excellent, aromatic, moderate in hardness, flexible and easy to process. It rarely cracks and flexes. It is a precious material for construction and furniture. In addition to a few tables and chairs, the appliance is mainly used as a cabinet. Phoebe wood and branches and leaves contain aromatic oil, which can be distilled to obtain phoebe oil, which is a high-grade spice. This species is a tall tree with straight trunks and persistent leaves all year round. It is a good greening tree species. The wood has aroma, straight grain and fine structure, and is not easy to deform and crack. It is good wood for construction and high-end furniture.