Thread: Identify this log please
3rd Dec 2009, 09:21 PM #1
Identify this log please
I would appreciate it if someone could identifythis log
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4th Dec 2009, 08:53 AM #2
Looks like an acacia John but could be any one of literally hundreds - they all look very much alike in that format.Updated 27th July 2014
4th Dec 2009, 09:22 AM #3
A look at the bark and leaves would be helpful.
Could also be a Calistemon (Bottlebrush) or a Melaleuca.
4th Dec 2009, 12:25 PM #4
Here is a thesis on the subject:
Adelaide Research and Scholarship: A prototype interactive identification tool to fragmentary wood from eastern central Australia, and its application to Aboriginal Australian ethnographic artefacts
You might want to contact her thesis advisor directly:
Professor Robert Hill | The University of Adelaide Staff Directory
or her at ??? (email@example.com).
I like the pictures in this part:
You might also pass this by Bruce Maslin: Email Bruce Maslin
Show him the bark too. If you have any vague idea where the wood came from, that will reduce the number of possibilities to something less than ~1000 (Acacia species growing in Australia). He may be able to tell you the likely section to which it belongs. Wood density will help narrow the field too.
4th Dec 2009, 06:38 PM #5
Is this a want to know question or a test? I would need more to go on.
4th Dec 2009, 07:18 PM #6
I think its the one I ran over accidentally a couple of weeks ago...."We must never become callous. When we experience the conflicts ever more deeply we are living in truth. The quiet conscience is an invention of the devil." - Albert Schweizer
My blog. http://theupanddownblog.blogspot.com
4th Dec 2009, 08:43 PM #7
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