Cotylelobium burckii

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Cotylelobium burckii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Genus: Cotylelobium
Species: C. burckii
Binomial name
Cotylelobium burckii
(F.Heim) F.Heim[2]
  • Cotylelobium asperum Slooten
  • Cotylelobium flavum Pierre
  • Sunaptea burckii (F.Heim) Kosterm.
  • Vatica burckii F.Heim

Cotylelobium burckii is a species of plant in the Dipterocarpaceae family. The species is named after W. Burck, (1848–1910), a botanist that worked on the Dipterocarpaceae and the Sapotaceae. C. burckii is a canopy tree, up to 40 m, found in kerangas forests on deep white sand podsols.[2] The species is endemic to Borneo. It is found in at least two protected areas (Bako National Park and Gunung Mulu National Park).


  1. ^ Ashton, P. 1998. Cotylelobium burckii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 11 November 2007.
  2. ^ a b Ashton, P. S. (September 2004). "Cotylelobium burckii (F.Heim) F.Heim" (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. 81–82. ISBN 983-2181-59-3. Retrieved 11 November 2007.