Shorea gibbosa

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Shorea gibbosa
Scientific classification
S. gibbosa
Binomial name
Shorea gibbosa

Shorea gibbosa (also called Yellow Meranti) is a large emergent rainforest tree species in the Dipterocarpaceae family. It is native to Sumatra, Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore.[2] The tallest measured specimen is 81.1 metres tall, in the Tawau Hills National Park, in Sabah on the island of Borneo.[3]


  1. ^ Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea gibbosa. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.
  2. ^ a b Ashton, P. S. (September 2004). "Shorea gibbosa Brandis" (PDF). In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 5. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. pp. 262–263. ISBN 983-2181-59-3. Retrieved 18 April 2008.
  3. ^ "Borneo". Eastern Native Tree Society. Retrieved 18 April 2008.