Rimu resin. Dacrydium cupressinum.
Rimu Resin.—The resin of the Dacrydium cupressinum Solander, the New Zealand red pine or rimu, a large coniferous tree of New Zealand, is characterized by its rose color and its crystalline appearance. It is composed chiefly of a crystalline acid resin, rimuic acid. (Chem. News, lxxxviii, 20.)