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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia and Caroline Islands.
Shorea (Sal), at Great Rungeet, May 1848.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Laos, Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Shorea Roxb. ex C.F.Gaertn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Ashton, P. S. [795], Brunei 11819.000
Ashton, P.S. [52], Brunei 11821.000
Wood, G.H.S. [15160], Malaysia 11823.000
Wood, G.H.S. [16208], Malaysia 15356.000
Wood, G.H.S. [16522], Malaysia 15357.000
Wood, G.H.S. [15098], Malaysia 21858.000
Jacobs, M. [5405] 31303.000
Jacobs, M. [5390] 31304.000
Wood, G.H.S. [15104], Malaysia 8854.000
Wood, G.H.S. [1734], Malaysia 8856.000

First published in Suppl. Carp.: 47 (1805)

Accepted by

  • Soepadmo, E., Saw, L.G. & Chung, R.C.K. (eds.) (2004). Tree flora of Sabah and arawak 5: 1-528. Sabah Forestry department, Malaysia. Forest research institute. Sarawak Forestry dpt., Malaysia.

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0