Atuna cordata

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Atuna cordata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Chrysobalanaceae
Genus: Atuna
Species: A. cordata
Binomial name
Atuna cordata
Cockburn ex Prance[2]

Atuna cordata is a tree in the Atuna genus of the family Chrysobalanaceae. The specific epithet cordata is from the Latin meaning "heart-shaped", referring to the leaf base.[3]


Atuna cordata grows up to 40 metres (130 ft) tall. The smooth bark is grey-green with white mottles. The ovoid fruits measure up to 6 cm (2 in) long.[3]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Atuna cordata is endemic to Borneo where it is confined to Sabah. Its habitat is hills from sea-level to 1,200 metres (4,000 ft) altitude.[3]


  1. ^ "Atuna cordata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. 1998. Retrieved 16 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Atuna cordata Cockburn ex Prance". The Plant List. Retrieved 16 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Prance, Ghillean T. (1995). "Atuna cordata Cockburn ex Prance" (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. pp. 158, 159. ISBN 983-9592-34-3. Retrieved 16 October 2014.