Dipterocarpus confertus

(Dipterocarpus confertus)

Description

Dipterocarpus confertus is a species of plant in the family Dipterocarpaceae. The species is named derived from Latin (confertus = crammed together) and probably refers to the indumentum. It is an emergent tree, up to 50 m tall, in mixed dipterocarp forest on leached yellow clay soils. It is endemic to Borneo. It is a medium hardwood sold under the trade names of Keruing. It is found in at least one protected area (Sepilok Forest Reserve).

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order:Malvales
Family:Dipterocarpaceae
Genus:Dipterocarpus
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