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 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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Vatica brevipes ( French )

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Vatica brevipes est un grand arbre sempervirent endémique de Bornéo.

Description

Répartition

Confiné aux forêts mixtes de diptérocarps du Sarawak.

Préservation

Menacée par la déforestation et l'exploitation forestière.

Notes et références

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Vatica brevipes est un grand arbre sempervirent endémique de Bornéo.

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