dipterocarp dipterocarp


  • (n) tree of the family Dipterocarpaceae


  1. Now, however, the forests in Borneo have been so reduced that humans and animals can consume all the dipterocarp fruit, with the result that no new dipterocarp trees are taking .
  2. Areas of untouched rainforest are recognizable by the buttressed roots of towering dipterocarp trees, and by the absence of tangled ground-level vegetation typical of second-growth .
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