leaves, Premna bengalensis (#2057)

Materialleaves, Premna bengalensis
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 2054, 2055, 2056)
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% 66.14
Ash content wt% 3.93 11.62

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 70.07 11.62 0.00 Calculated

Heating value

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 6.46 19.07 21.58

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 27.52 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 8.16 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 17.12 Measured


Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 4.62 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 5.35 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 74.39 Calculated