Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Dipterocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Shorea hypochra
Species Authority: Hance
Common Name(s):
English White Meranti

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Ashton, P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1998 Vulnerable (V)

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Cambodia; Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Thailand; Viet Nam
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This large tree is found in semi-evergreen and evergreen lowland dipterocarp forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This tree produces a good-quality resin (damar temak), which, in the past, was tapped commercially. The wood is used as white meranti timber.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea hypochra. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33117A9758059. . Downloaded on 06 October 2015.
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