dipterocarp


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dipterocarp

(ˈdɪptərəʊˌkɑːp)
n
(Plants) any tree belonging to the genus Dipterocarpus
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Noun1.dipterocarp - tree of the family Dipterocarpaceae
Dipterocarpaceae, family Dipterocarpaceae - chiefly tropical Asian trees with two-winged fruits; yield valuable woods and aromatic oils and resins
red lauan tree, Shorea teysmanniana, red lauan - valuable Philippine timber tree
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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The natural park is home to 156 floral species belonging to 36 families and 83 species of trees, including the single dipterocarp found in the area, locally known as baguatsa or gisok-gisok (Hopea philippinensis); and one near-threatened species from the rare family Nepentheceae, the pitcher plant.
They are usually perched on dipterocarp trees (tall, hardwood forest trees) and feed on small mammals, rodents and snakes.
Land use, land cover change and conservation in the dipterocarp rain forest area of southern Yunnan, China.
Nakashizuka T (2003) Resource use of insect seed predators during general flowering and seeding events in a Bornean dipterocarp rain forest.
Tree species differentiation in growth, recruitment and allometry in relation to maximum height in a Bornean mixed dipterocarp forest.
Motorized tricycles piled high with bags of charcoal lie among tall mounds of illegal lumber cut from 100-year-old dipterocarp and heavy ironwood trees.
The eleven chapters comprise an introduction; a botanical description of the three pantropical dipterocarp subfamilies which then focusses on fuller field description of the speciose Asian subfamily Dipterocarpoideae, which are the focus of the book; accounts of family ecological geography, and phylogeny and historical geography; followed by Dipterocarpoid reproductive biology and population genetics, species responses to light, water and nutrients, Asian dipterocarp forest and species' dynamics and the possible impact of climate change, and community ecology; culminating in a broad review of recent and current dipterocarp exploitation, conservation, and potentials for restoration.
Diversity of mushrooms in dry dipterocarp forest at Phuphan National Park, Sakon Nakhon Province.
Authorities likewise apprehended from the scene twenty two (22) pieces of dipterocarp lumber with a volume of of 1, 178 board feet , 108 yakal lumber, one unit bandsaw and one chainsaw.
The study suggests that the density of medium and large-sized mammals overall in the [Sumatran] swamp forests is higher than in the lowland and hill dipterocarp forests, while the number of species is lower.
Moore's views were proven correct a few years later when Brown and Mathews' study of the Philippines dipterocarp forests reported that the diameter limits currently in use would effectively result in the clear-cutting of the forest because of the need for young dipterocarps to be shielded from the sun.
Litterfall, leaf litter decomposition and litter invertebrates in primary and selectively logged dipterocarp forest in Sabah, Malaysia.