Dipterocarpus humeratus (PROSEA)
Dipterocarpus humeratus v. Slooten
- Protologue: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 8: 308, f. 4 (1927).
- Dipterocarpus gibbosus v. Slooten (1927),
- Dipterocarpus ursinus v. Slooten (1961).
- Brunei: keruing latek bukit, keruing latek (Malay), ran (Iban)
- Indonesia: jelatong bulan, lagan (Sumatra)
- Malaysia: keruing kerukup (Sabah), keruing latek bukit (Sarawak).
Northern and eastern Sumatra and Borneo.
The timber is used as keruing.
- A large tree of up to 50 m tall, bole tall, straight, cylindrical, up to 110 cm in diameter, buttresses up to 2 m tall, up to 8 cm thick, bark surface pink-brown, smooth, outer bark thin, inner bark dull pinkish-brown, sapwood pale ochre; buds narrowly conical, fulvous tomentose.
- Leaves broadly ovate, 20-38 cm × 12-23 cm, base obtuse, apex obtuse to shortly acuminate, secondary veins about 20 pairs, beneath persistently shortly pubescent, petiole 4-6 cm long, stipules narrowly lanceolate, obtuse, outside long fulvous tomentose.
- Stamens about 40.
- Fruit calyx tube globose, glabrous, with 5 obtuse tubercles, 2 longer fruit calyx lobes up to 18 cm × 5 cm, 3 shorter ones up to 1.5 cm × 1.5 cm.
D. humeratus occurs scattered or semi-gregariously on undulating land and clay ridges below 700 m altitude. The density of the wood is 730-800 kg/m3at 15% moisture content.
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Main genus page
- T. Smitinand (selection of species),
- C. Phengklai (selection of species),
- L.E. Groen (selection of species)