Podocarpus neriifolius

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Podocarpus neriifolius
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Podocarpaceae
Genus: Podocarpus
Species: P. neriifolius
Binomial name
Podocarpus neriifolius
D. Don

Podocarpus neriifolius is a species of conifer in the Podocarpaceae family. It grows 10–15m tall, though very occasionally taller, in tropical and subtropical wet closed forests, between 650m and 1600m altitude.[1] In Cambodia however it grows in a dwarf form some 2–4m tall, at Bokor, some 1000m elevation.

It is found in India, Nepal, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Fiji

Its common name in Khmer is srô:l.[1]

It has a yellowish wood, used in construction in Cambodia, where it is graded 2nd category (not as good as 1st, but above others).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dy Phon Pauline, 2000, Plants Used In Cambodia, printed by Imprimiere Olympic, Phnom Penh

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