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Carallia borneensis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Rhizophoraceae
Rank  Species
Order  Malpighiales
Genus  Carallia
Similar  Carallia, Chisocheton, Carallia brachiata, Mangroves

Carallia borneensis is a tree of tropical Asia in the family Rhizophoraceae. The specific epithet borneensis is from the Latin, referring to the species being native to Borneo.

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Description

Carallia borneensis grows as a tree up to 25 metres (80 ft) tall. Its fissured bark is pale to brownish. The oblong to ellipsoid fruits measure up to 1.0 cm (0.4 in) long.

Distribution and habitat

Carallia borneensis grows naturally in Borneo, the Philippines and New Guinea. Its habitat is lowland forest from sea-level to 1,000 m (3,300 ft) altitude.

References

Carallia borneensis Wikipedia


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