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We have made a good faith effort to create a database that accurately reflects the wood anatomy of different taxa. However, neither the InsideWood Group nor the university make any claim regarding the validity of the data accessible here. The InsideWood Group accepts no responsibility for any errors or omissions in the data or any damage or consequence, howsoever caused, arising from the use or interpretation of the data. Any users of the InsideWood database bear full responsibility for the application and use of any information retrieved from the website, as well as its independent verification using primary resources. The InsideWood website and all image and text information maintained and referenced on it are provided "as is" with no warranties of any kind.

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If you use InsideWood to help prepare a publication, please cite as
InsideWood. 2004-onwards. Published on the Internet. [date of accession].

Also please cite: Wheeler, E.A. 2011. InsideWood- a web resource for hardwood anatomy. IAWA Journal 32 (2): 199-211.

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