Shorea platycarpa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Theales Dipterocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Shorea platycarpa Heim
Common Name(s):
English Light Red 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.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Sumatera); Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Singapore
Additional data:
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A timber tree specific to mixed peat-swamp forest.

Classifications [top]

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
5. Biological resource use -> 5.3. Logging & wood harvesting -> 5.3.5. Motivation Unknown/Unrecorded
♦ timing:Ongoing    
→ Stresses
  • 1. Ecosystem stresses -> 1.2. Ecosystem degradation

Bibliography [top]

Ng, P.K.L. and Wee, Y.C. (eds) 1994. The Singapore Red Data Book. The Nature Society, Singapore.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). 1998. The World List of Threatened Trees. World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK.

Said, I.M. and Rozainah, Z. 1992. An updated list of wetland plant species of Peninsular Malaysia, with particular reference to those having socio-economic value. Asian Wetland Bureau.

Van Steenis, C.G.G.J. 1948. Flora Malesiana. Flora Malesiana Foundation, Leiden.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea platycarpa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33135A9761348. . Downloaded on 20 March 2018.
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