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Clanwilliam cedar, noun phrase

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Named for the town of Clanwilliam, in the Western Cape; see quotation 1971.
The indigenous evergreen tree Widdringtonia cedarbergensis of the Cupressaceae, much prized for its timber; Cape cedar, see Cape sense 2 a.
[1868 W.H. Harvey Genera of S. Afr. Plants 353Widdringtonia, Endl.,..South African trees, the ‘Cedars’ of the Cedarberg Mountains.]
1990 Afr. Wildlife Vol.44 No.5, 278Like the true cedars..the Clanwilliam cedar also produces a beautiful, aromatic timber which is easily worked and takes a fine polish.
The indigenous evergreen tree Widdringtonia cedarbergensis of the Cupressaceae, much prized for its timber; Cape cedar, see Cape2 a.

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