Trigonobalanus doichangensis

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Trigonobalanus doichangensis
Trigonobalanus doichangensis - Kunming Botanical Garden - DSC03195.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Trigonobalanus
Species: T. doichangensis
Binomial name
Trigonobalanus doichangensis
(A. Camus) Forman

Trigonobalanus doichangensis (syn. Formanodendron doichangensis) is a species of tree in the Fagaceae family that can reach 21 metres (69 ft) in height.[2] It is only found at few sites in Yunnan in China and at one site in Chiang Rai in Thailand.[3][4] It is threatened by habitat loss and degradation. In China it is under second-class national protection.[5]


  1. ^ World Conservation Monitoring Centre (1998). "Trigonobalanus doichangensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Chengjiu Huang; Yongtian Zhang & Bruce Bartholomew. "Formanodendron doichangensis". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Sun, W.; Zhou, Y.; Han, C.; Zeng, C.; Shi, X.; Xiang, Q.; Coombes, A. (2006). "Status and conservation of Trigonobalanus doichangensis (Fagaceae)". Biodiversity and Conservation. 15 (4): 1303–1318. doi:10.1007/s10531-005-3873-7. 
  4. ^ FANG Chunyan (2010-12-16). "A new distribution record for Formanodendron doichangensis (A.Camus) Nixon & Crepet (Fagaceae) from Xishuangbanna, SW China". Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden. Retrieved 26 April 2012.  Includes close-up photographs.
  5. ^ "National key protected wild plants (first batch)". Nature Reserve of China. 2004-07-10. Retrieved 13 April 2012.