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FALSE-HEART [1 record]

Record 1 2017-04-11


Subject field(s)
  • Xylology (The Study of Wood)
  • Wood Sawing

Dark unevenly coloured (under the influence of certain outside factors) heartwood of wood species with irregular heartwood formation (e.g. birch, beech, maple, etc.). Its boundary usually does not coincide with an annual ring.


false heartwood: term and definition standardized by ISO.


  • Xylologie (Étude des bois)
  • Sciage du bois

Partie sombre du duramen, de coloration non régulière due à certaines causes externes pour les bois à duraminisation non différenciée (par exemple bouleau, hêtre, érable, etc.). Sa limite ne coïncide généralement pas avec une couche annuelle.


faux bois parfait; faux cœur; faux duramen : termes et définition normalisés par l'ISO.


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