Dipterocarpus oblongifolius

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Dipterocarpus oblongifolius
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Genus: Dipterocarpus
D. oblongifolius
Binomial name
Dipterocarpus oblongifolius

Dipterocarpus oblongifolius grows as a tree up to 30 metres (100 ft) tall, with a trunk diameter of up to 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in). Bark is greyish brown. The fruits are ovoid to spindle-shaped, up to 3 cm (1 in) long. The specific epithet oblongifolius is from the Latin meaning "oblong leaves". Habitat is river banks from sea-level to 400 metres (1,300 ft) altitude. D. oblongifolius is found in Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.[2]


  1. ^ Ashton, P. (1998). "Dipterocarpus oblongifolius". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T33078A9748286. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T33078A9748286.en. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b Ashton, P. S. (September 2004). "Dipterocarpus oblongifolius Blume". In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. (eds.). Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 5. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. pp. 117–118. ISBN 983-2181-59-3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013.