Shorea faguetiana

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Shorea faguetiana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Genus: Shorea
Species: S. faguetiana
Binomial name
Shorea faguetiana

Shorea faguetiana (also called Yellow Meranti) is a species of plant in the Dipterocarpaceae family. It is a tree found in Borneo, Malay Peninsula, and Thailand. The tallest documented tropical angiosperm is an 93.0 m tall Shorea faguetiana in the Danum Valley, in Sabah on the island of Borneo.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "World's tallest tropical tree in Danum Valley". Retrieved 2017-03-14. 
  2. ^ Taylor, M.W. "Tallest Tropical Tree Climbed. It's over 300'". Retrieved 2017-03-14. The 93m figure is from the averaged ground level. 95.2 low side and 90.8 high side measurements from a climber deployed tape line.