Dipterocarpaceae


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Noun1.Dipterocarpaceae - chiefly tropical Asian trees with two-winged fruits; yield valuable woods and aromatic oils and resins
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Hypericales, order Hypericales, order Parietales, Parietales - a large order of dicotyledonous plants of subclass Dilleniidae
dipterocarp - tree of the family Dipterocarpaceae
genus Shorea, Shorea - genus of Indonesian and Malaysian timber trees rich in resin
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These artefacts have both remnants of ashes and carbonised incense inside, which could be related to the production of incense from Dipterocarpaceae trees (a tropical Asian tree family).
Chemical characterisation of Dipterocarpaceae by use of chemical fingerprinting--A multielement approach at Sarawak, Malaysia, Science of the Total Environment 215: 85-100.
Also, chemical analysis revealed that the sap that formed the amber came from Dipterocarpaceae trees, which are common in tropical forests of Southeast Asia," says Grimaldi.
In Indonesia in 1989 it was found that Dipterocarpaceae form ectomycorrhizae with mycorrhizal fungi, among which Scleroderma columnare enhanced the seedling growth efficiently in nurseries and that a small amount of charcoal (2% in volume) stimulated the growth of Shorea species and mycorrhiza formation (Ogawa 2006).
Researchers recently confirmed that members of the tree family Dipterocarpaceae, common in Africa and Asia, grow in South America as well--a finding they liken to discovering, say, kangaroos in South America.
Tropical blackwater rivers, animals and mast fruit by the Dipterocarpaceae.
Contort petals occur in Cistaceae (Eichler, 1878), Cochlospermaceae (Poppendieck, 2003), Dipterocarpaceae (Rao, 1962; Ashton, 2003), Malvaceae sensu lato (Eichler, 1878; Rao, 1952; Bayer, & Kubitzki, 2003), and Sarcolaenaceae (Bayer, 2003).
The family plant of Dipterocarpaceae is one of the biological diversities of Indonesian plants and it is widely distributed in all parts of Indonesia.
Interestingly, even some forest trees, such as Eucalyptus and Dipterocarpaceae, usually considered to be typically ectomycorrhizal, have been recently found to have AM colonization [20,49,50].