Native Plants
 

Castanopsis lucida

NE
Not Evaluated
Malaysia Plant Red List
2010
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SSN 45941
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Castanopsis lucida is a tree species that can grow up to 20 m tall and 40 cm bole diameter. The brown outer bark has a glabrescent, large-lenticellate or fissured or rarely smooth surface and the inner bark is yellowish and fibrous. The sapwood is a dirty white colour. Large lenticels are densely covered on the twigs. The leaves are elliptic and oblong to ovate-elliptic shapes with thick leathery texture on the surfaces. Male flowers have obtuse perianth lobes and are placed in clusters of 3-5 along the rachis, whilst female flowers have acute perianth lobes and are distributed in clusters of 3 along the rachis. There are 2-4 ovoid seeds with a thick and woody wall in each asymmetrical cupule (Soepadmo & Saw, 2000).

At elevations of up to 500 m, Castanopsis lucida can be found in hill mixed dipterocarp forest. This species is present in Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore and Borneo. It is not known from Sabah and is uncommon in Sarawak (Soepadmo & Saw, 2000).

 

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2010 Malaysia Plant Red List
Not Evaluated (NE)
N/A

Structure

Bark
Color
 
Brown
Bark
Type
Regular or irregular cracks or crevices, narrower than furrows; may be oriented vertically or horizo...
Fissured
Partially or completely raised lines that are often derived from lenticels in young bark.
Lenticellate
Flat surface lacking in ridges, furrows, and similar features
Smooth
Leaf
2D Shape
 
Elliptic
 
Oblong
 
Ovate
Leaf Base
2D Shape
 
Attenuate
 
Rounded
Leaf Margin
2D Shape
Smooth margin, without teeth or lobes
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Specimen

Collection Center   Total
2

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Ahmad Aldrie Amir (Dr.)
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
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  • Forest
  • History
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  • PM
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  • W
Anisah Lee Abdullah (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
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Asyraf Mansor (Dr.)
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Palms
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  • PM
Chong Ju Lian (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
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  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
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Kartini Binti Saibeh (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
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  • SBH
Mohamad Azani Alias (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
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Mohd Fahmi Abu Bakar (Ts. Dr.)
Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)
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Mohd Norfaizal Ghazalli (Dr.)
Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)
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  • PM
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Nazahatul Anis Amaludin (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
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  • PM
Nor Ezzawanis Abdullah Thani (Mrs.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Vascular (Taxonomy)
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  • PM
Nur Kyariatul Syafinie Abdul Majid (Ms.)
Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK)
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  • PM
Nur Supardi Md Noor (Dr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Palms
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  • PM
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  • W
Rusea Go (Prof. Dr.)
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Orchids (Taxonomy)
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  • PM
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Tam Sheh May (Dr.)
Taylor's University
  • Orchids
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  • Biodiversity
  • Data Analysis
  • Evolution
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  • Molecular
  • PM
Tan Swee Lian (Dr.)
Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM)
  • Vascular (Ecology)
  • Agriculture
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  • PM
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Yong Kien Thai (Dr.)
University of Malaya (UM)
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  • PM
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PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Anissa Huda Binti Rosli, Mrs. Aziemah Binti Kinan, Ms. Norazah Binti Norddin, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas & Mr. Tan Kok Kiat

Species Citation :- Castanopsis lucida. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/45941. [Retrieved 08 December 2023].

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