Anisoptera costata

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Anisoptera costata
Anisoptera costata from Thailand.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Genus: Anisoptera
Species: A. costata
Binomial name
Anisoptera costata

Anisoptera costata is an endangered species of plant in the family Dipterocarpaceae.[2] The name costata is derived from Latin (costatus = ribbed) and describes the prominent venation of the leaf blade. A huge emergent tree up to 65 m high, it is found in evergreen and semi-evergreen lowland forests of Indo-Burma and in mixed dipterocarp forests of Malesia. It is found in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ashton, P. S. (September 2004). "Anisoptera costata Korth." (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. 73–74. ISBN 983-2181-59-3. Retrieved 11 November 2007. 
  2. ^ Ashton, P. 1998. Anisoptera costata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 August 2007.