Anisoptera scaphula

Anisoptera scaphula is a species of plant in the family Dipterocarpaceae. It is found in Bangladesh, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.[1]

Anisoptera scaphula
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Genus: Anisoptera
A. scaphula
Binomial name
Anisoptera scaphula
(Roxb.) Pierre

Anisoptera scaphula is a tall tree, reaching a height of 30–45 m and a girth of 3–4.5 m. The trunk is prominently buttressed. It occurs on almost flat areas, on undulating land and in valleys at elevations between sea level and 700 m, and is shade tolerant in youth. Its timber is used for general light construction.[2]


  1. ^ a b Ashton, P. (1998). "Anisoptera scaphula". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 1998. Retrieved 8 February 2014.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. ^ "Anisoptera scaphula". Ecocrop. Food and Agriculture Organization. Retrieved 8 February 2014.