Cotylelobium

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Cotylelobium
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Genus: Cotylelobium
Pierre[1]
Species

Cotylelobium is a genus of plant in family Dipterocarpaceae. The name Cotylelobium is derived from Greek (kotyle = a small cup and lobos = a pod) and describes the receptacle. It contains five species distributed in Sri Lanka, Peninsular Thailand, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.[1] All five species are listed on the IUCN redlist, as either vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ashton, P. S. (September 2004). "Cotylelobium Pierre" (PDF). In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions) 5. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. pp. 79–85. ISBN 983-2181-59-3. Retrieved 11 November 2007.