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Castanopsis paucispina

Saled
LC
Least Concern
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Sabah & Sarawak ver 3.1, 2021
QR Code
SSN 33230
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Castanopsis paucispina is called saled in Kelabit ethnic (Sarawak). This tree can grow to a height of 30 m and bole diameter of 60 cm. The brown bark is either smooth or slightly cracked. Its twigs are sparsely minute lenticellate. The stipules are ovate while the leaves are ovate-lanceolate or elliptic. Male flowers have acute perianth lobes and are arranged in clusters of two to three along the rachis whereas female flowers have ovate perianth lobes and are arranged singly along the rachis. In each obovoid cupule, there is only one obovoid seed with the woody wall (Soepadmo & Saw, 2000).

Castanopsis paucispina is endemic to Borneo (except Brunei and Kalimantan). It resides in hill mixed dipterocarp forest up to 1100 m altitude. In Sabah, this species is found in Trus Madi FR in Tambunan district and in Penampang district while in Sarawak, it is only found in Marudi and Tatau districts (Soepadmo & Saw, 2000).

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2021 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Least Concern (LC)
Sabah & Sarawak
3.1

Structure

Bark
Color
 
Brown
Bark
Type
Damage without separation of parts; fissured
Cracked
Flat surface lacking in ridges, furrows, and similar features
Smooth
Leaf
2D Shape
 
Elliptic
 
Lanceolate
Leaf Apex
2D Shape
Gradually tapering to a point
Acuminate
Having a short sharp apex
Acute
Leaf Base
2D Shape
 
Rounded
Leaf Margin
2D Shape
Smooth margin, without teeth or lobes
Entire

Location

by State Location
  • Sabah 2
  • Sarawak 2
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Species Citation :- Castanopsis paucispina. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/33230. [Retrieved 22 September 2023].

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