leaves, Pterospermum lanceaefolium (#2053)

Materialleaves, Pterospermum lanceaefolium
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ leaves
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-04-04
Remarkssubtropical tree from north-east India; also data on trunk, bark and twigs (ID 2050, 2051, 2052)
LiteratureKataki,R; Konwer,D: Fuelwood characteristics of some indigenous woody species of north-east India; Biomass & Bioenergy 20 (2001) 17-23


Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 51.65
Ash content wt% 1.84 3.81

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 53.49 3.81 0.00 Calculated

Heating value

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 9.90 20.48 21.29

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 20.46 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 11.26 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 25.27 Measured


Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 3.74 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 4.35 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 68.89 Calculated