Record Detail

Catalogue Number DBN 1118
Artefact DescriptionBowl and spoon made from beech. Beech is not a native Irish tree species, but is naturalized. It is most commonly known for its timber which is used to make furniture and crafts. The fresh leaves and nuts can be eaten, both raw and cooked.
TaxonFAGACEAE Fagus sylvatica
TDWG ContinentEurope
TDWG RegionNorthern Europe
TDWG Botanical CountryIreland
TDWG UseMaterials - Wood
SourceRoyal College of Science Collection