Parashorea chinensis

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Not to be confused with Shorea chinensis Merr., now considered a synonym of Hopea chinensis
Parashorea chinensis
Parashorea chinensis Cho chi.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Genus: Parashorea
Species: P. chinensis
Binomial name
Parashorea chinensis
Wang Hsie
Synonyms
  • Shorea chinensis (Wang Hsie) H.Zhu 1992, non Merr. 1922
  • Shorea wangtianshuea Y.K.Yang & J.K.Wu

Parashorea chinensis is a large species of tree (up to 80 m tall) in the Dipterocarpaceae family. It is found in southern China (in Yunnan and Guangxi provinces) and in northern Vietnam. It is threatened by habitat loss. The species is under first-class national protection in China.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "National key protected wild plants (first batch)". Nature Reserve of China. 2004-07-10. Retrieved 13 April 2012. 

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