genus Shorea

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Noun1.genus Shorea - genus of Indonesian and Malaysian timber trees rich in resin
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
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
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This climax species was chosen since it is one of the fastest growing species of the genus Shorea and is found frequently along rivers and in areas which are periodically inundated.
The genus Shorea is made up of a variety of species that are sold commercially as meranti, seraya or lauan, depending on the country of origin and shade of the lumber.