Vatica brevipes

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Vatica brevipes is a tree in the family Dipterocarpaceae, native to Borneo. The specific epithet brevipes means "short foot", referring to the petiole.[3]

Description

Vatica brevipes grows up to 25 metres (80 ft) tall, with a trunk diameter of up to 30 cm (12 in). Its chartaceous leaves are elliptic to obovate and measure up to 13 cm (5 in) long. The inflorescences bear cream flowers.[3]

Distribution and habitat

Vatica brevipes is endemic to Borneo.[1] Its habitat is dipterocarp forest, at altitudes of 250–1,300 m (800–4,300 ft).[3]

Conservation

Vatica brevipes has been assessed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List. It is threatened mainly by land conversion for agriculture and palm oil plantations.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Randi, A.; Bodos, V.; Kusumadewi, Y.; Hoo, P.K.; Maycock, C.R.; Julia, S.; Khoo, E. & Robiansyah, I. (2019). "Vatica brevipes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T33440A149072108. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Vatica brevipes". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Ashton, P. S. (2004). "Vatica L.". In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. (eds.). Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. 5. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. p. 360. ISBN 983-2181-59-3.
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Vatica brevipes: Brief Summary

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Vatica brevipes is a tree in the family Dipterocarpaceae, native to Borneo. The specific epithet brevipes means "short foot", referring to the petiole.

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