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Dipterocarpus retusus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA MAGNOLIOPSIDA THEALES DIPTEROCARPACEAE

Scientific Name: Dipterocarpus retusus
Species Authority: Blume
Synonym(s):
Dipterocarpus tonkinensis A.Chev.
Dipterocarpus trinervis Blume

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd+2cd, B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
History:
1997 Not Threatened (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: In China, the species is confined to an area of 30 km² in Yingjiang, where a nature reserve has been set up. The populations in Viet Nam, restricted to northern evergreen or monsoon forests, have been reduced to at least half their original size.
Countries:
Native:
China (Yunnan); India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, West Bengal); Indonesia (Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Sumatera); Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Myanmar; Thailand; Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A large timber tree which is widespread in moist evergreen, sometimes semi-deciduous, montane forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: A nature reserve has been set up where the only Chinese population occur.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Dipterocarpus retusus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 September 2014.
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