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Number of plants found: 5    

Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus tempehes
 Dipterocarpus sp.
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Dipterocarpus
Origin: Southeast Asia
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsUnknown name

Some species of Genus Dipterocarpus produce a fragrant resin, other species wood oil. The fruit has two long wings.


 Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus cornutus

Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus retusus (?)
Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus obtusifolius
Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus obtusifolius
Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus obtusifolius
Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus obtusifolius
Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus sp., Dipterocarpus

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Dipterocarpus baudii


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Shorea bracteolata, Meranti

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Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Meranti
Origin: Southeast Asia
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowers
 Shorea bracteolata, Meranti

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Shorea bracteolata, Meranti

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Shorea robusta, Sal Tree, Sal, Salwa, Sakhu

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Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Sal Tree, Sal, Salwa, Sakhu
Origin: Central Nepal
Big tree > 20 ftFull sunRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersEdible

Sal trees are found from Burma in the East, to Assam, Bengal, Nepal, the Deccan Plateau, going up to the foothills of the Shivaliks on the left bank of the Yamuna. One of the most important timber species in India and Nepal. It is one of the most prized timbers for construction. Sal forests in Nepal occur mainly in the Terai region, however, they are also distributed in the mid-mountain areas. Sal is a gregarious species and it forms the dominant composition in the forests where it occurs. The seeds are used for fat extraction. Sal is a tall handsome tree providing very good quality timber. Sal is a gregarious species and it forms the dominant composition in the forests where it occurs. It grows well in a well-drained, moist, sandy loam soil. It is a moderate to slow growing species and can attain a height of about 30 to 35 m and a girth of about 2 to 2.5 m in about 100 years under favorable conditions. The Sal tree is an object of worship among Buddhists and Hindus in India and the adjoining countries. The legend has it that the famous Lumbini tract where Lord Buddha had sat for meditation and acquired salvation constituted a thick forest of Sal trees.


 Shorea robusta, Sal Tree, Sal, Salwa, Sakhu

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Shorea robusta, Sal Tree, Sal, Salwa, Sakhu

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Shorea robusta, Sal Tree, Sal, Salwa, Sakhu

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Shorea robusta, Sal Tree, Sal, Salwa, Sakhu

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Sal Tree, Sal, Salwa, Sakhu. Origin: Central Nepal. Sal is a tall handsome tree providing very good quality timber. The Sal tree is an object of worship among Buddhists and Hindus in India and the adjoining countries. The legend has it that the famous Lumbini tract where Lord Buddha had sat for meditation and acquired salvation constituted a thick forest of Sal trees.This item is not certified for shipping to California.
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Vatica diospyroides, Vatica cinerea, Synaptea cinerea, Broken Hear Flower, Resk Puteh Keruing, Chan ka pho

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Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Broken Hear Flower, Resk Puteh Keruing, Chan ka pho
Origin: Thailand
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunRegular waterFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.

Extremely rare, hard to find plant from Thailand with very strongly fragrant flowers. It is a critically endangered species threatened by habitat loss. Small tree or large shrub.

According to the Thai legend, this flower grown in a garden helps to retain spirits of beloved lost ones around and heals broken hearts. Amazingly, medicinal properties of the plant in fact are used in folk medicine for healing heart problems. The plant is used as cardiac tonic.

This small tree is endemic to Thailand, growing gregariously in the vicinity of swampy areas (Nong Thung Thong), but also found in lowland evergreen forest, limestone formations in Phangnga and Trang, below 100 m altitude. Flower has a strong pleasant fragrance. Flowering: January-April; Fruiting: February-August.


  


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Vatica rassak , Lan Tan, Mascal Wood, Resak 

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Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Lan Tan, Mascal Wood, Resak
Origin: Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi, Moluccas, New Guinea
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowers
 Vatica rassak , Lan Tan, Mascal Wood, Resak 

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