Shorea contorta 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Malvales Dipterocarpaceae

Scientific Name: Shorea contorta Vidal
Common Name(s):
English White Lauan
Pentacme contorta (Vidal) Merr. & Rolfe

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.
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Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to the Philippines.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This large tree is found in the ever-decreasing lowland seasonal semi-evergreen dipterocarp forest.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is suffering from exploitation for the light red meranti (or white lauan) timber.

Citation: Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea contorta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T33108A9756631. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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