Anisophyllea chartacea

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

Anisophyllea chartacea is a tree of Borneo in the family Anisophylleaceae. The specific epithet chartacea is from the Latin meaning "papery", referring to the leaves.[3]

Description[edit]

Anisophyllea chartacea grows as a tree up to 33 metres (110 ft) tall with a trunk diameter of up to 80 cm (30 in). The leaves are chartaceous.[3]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Anisophyllea chartacea is endemic to Borneo where it is confined to Sarawak. Its habitat is lowland mixed dipterocarp forest.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anisophyllea chartacea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. 1998. Retrieved 13 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Anisophyllea chartacea Madani". The Plant List. Retrieved 13 April 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c Madani, L.; Wong, K. M. (1995). "Anisophyllea chartacea Madani" (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.