The dimensions of the specimens described in the following table were 12 in. long, and 1 in. sq.

Name.

Specific Gravity.

Weight of 1 Cub. Ft.

Greatest

Weight

Carried with

Unimpaired

Elasticity.

Transverse Strength.

lb.

lb.

lb.

Hinan (Elaeocarpus dentatus).........

•562

33.03

94.0

125.0

Kahika, supposed white pine .............

•502

31.28

57.3

77.5

Kahikatea, white pine (Podocarpus dacrydioides),

•488

30.43

57.9

106.0

Kauri (Dammara australis)..........

•623

38.96

97.0

165.5

Kawaka (Iibocedrus Doniana) ...........

•637

39.69

75.0

120.0

Kohekohe (Dysoxylum spectabile)..........

•678

42.25

92.0

117.4

Kowhai (Sophora tetraptera)...........

•884

55.11

98.0

207.5

Maire, black (Olea Cunninghamii)..............

1.159

72.29

193.0

314.2

Maire (Eugenia maire).............

•790

49.24

106.0

179.7

Mako (Aristotelia racemosa)............

•593

33.62

62.0

122.0

Manoao (Dacrydium colensoi)...............

•788

49.1

200.0

230.0

Mangi, or mangeo (Tetranthera calioaris)

•621

38.70

109.0

137.8

Name.

Specific Gravity.

Weight of 1 Cub. Ft.

Greatest

Wright

Carried with

Unimpaired

Elasticity.

Transverse Strength.

lb.

lb.

lb.

Manuka (Leptospermum ericoides)

•943

59.00

115.0

239.0

Mapau, red (Myrsine urvillei)

•991

61.82

92.0

192.4

Matapo, black mapau (Pittospermum tenuifolium)

•955

60.14

125.0

243.0

Matai (Podocarpus spicata)

•787

49.07

1330

197 2

Miro (Podocarpus ferruginea)

•658

40.79

103.0

190.0

Puriri (Vitex littoralis) ..

•959

59.5

175.0

223.0

Rata, or ironwood (Metrosideros lucida)

1.045

65.13

93.0

196.0

Rewarewa (Knightia excelsa)

•785

48.92

93.0

161.0

Rimu, red pine (Dacrydium cupressinum)

•563

36.94

92.8

140.2

Taraire (Nesodaphne tardive)

•888

55.34

99.6

112 3

Tawa (Nesodaphne tawa)

•761

47.45

142.4

205.5

Tawiri-kohu-kohu, or white mapau (Carpodetus serratus) ..

•822

51.24

80.0

1776

Titoki (Alectryon excelsum)

•916

57.10

116.0

248.0

Totara (Podocarpus totara)

•559

35.17

77.0

133.6

Towai, red birch (Fagus menziesii)

•626

38.99

73.6

158.2

Towai, black birch (Fagus fusca)

•780

48.62

108.8

202.5