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, Peninsular Malaysia, and Thailand. The tallest documented tropical angiosperm is an 88.3 m tall Shorea faguetiana in the Tawau Hills National Park, in Sabah on the island of Borneo.[1]

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  1. ^ "Borneo". Eastern Native Tree Society. Retrieved 2008-01-29.