Dipterocarpus mundus (PROSEA)
Dipterocarpus mundus v. Slooten
- Protologue: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 16: 446, f. 7 (1940).
- Indonesia: kamurai, kensurai bukit, kerosit (Kalimantan).
The timber is used as keruing.
- A large tree of up to 50 m tall, bole tall, straight, cylindrical, up to 95 cm in diameter, buttresses low, rounded, bark surface orange-brown, flaky; buds slender, glabrous.
- Leaves narrowly elliptical to obovate, 5.5-16 cm × 2.5-7.5 cm, base narrowly obtuse, acumen to 8 mm long, secondary veins 8-10 pairs, straight, glabrous, petiole 1.5-3 cm long, stipules linear, caducous, inside pubescent.
- Stamens 15.
- Fruit calyx tube fusiform, glabrous, with 5 wings, each up to 7 mm wide, 2 larger fruit calyx lobes up to 11 cm × 2.5 cm, 3 shorter ones up to 8 mm × 8 mm.
D. mundus occurs locally frequent in small scattered groups on ridges above 500 m altitude. The density of the wood is 785-940 kg/m3 at 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)