Anisophyllea beccariana

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Anisophyllea beccariana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Family: Anisophylleaceae
Genus: Anisophyllea
Species: A. beccariana
Binomial name
Anisophyllea beccariana
Baill.[2]

Anisophyllea beccariana is a tree of tropical Asia in the family Anisophylleaceae. It is named for the Italian botanist Odoardo Beccari.[3]

Description[edit]

Anisophyllea beccariana grows as a tree up to 25 metres (80 ft) tall. Its bark is flaky or scaly. The ellipsoid fruits measure up to 3 cm (1.2 in) long.[3]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Anisophyllea beccariana grows naturally in Sumatra and Borneo. Its habitat is mixed dipterocarp and kerangas forests from sea-level to about 600 m (2,000 ft) altitude.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1998). "Anisophyllea beccariana". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T32937A9743593. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T32937A9743593.en. Retrieved 10 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "Anisophyllea beccariana Baill". The Plant List. Retrieved 13 April 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Madani, L.; Wong, K. M. (1995). "Anisophyllea beccariana Baill." (PDF). In Soepadmo, E.; Wong, K. M. Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 1. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. p. 18. ISBN 983-9592-34-3. Retrieved 13 April 2015.