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Xanthophyllum parvifolium

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Polygalaceae
Genus  Xanthophyllum
Order  Fabales
Tribe  Xanthophylleae
Rank  Species

Xanthophyllum parvifolium is a tree in the family Polygalaceae. The specific epithet parvifolium is from the Latin meaning "small leaves".

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Description

Xanthophyllum parvifolium grows up to 25 metres (80 ft) tall with a trunk diameter of up to 30 centimetres (10 in). The smooth bark is greyish or yellowish. The flowers are pale orange, drying orange brown. The pale brown fruits are round and measure up to 1.2 cm (0.5 in) in diameter.

Distribution and habitat

Xanthophyllum parvifolium is endemic to Borneo. Its habitat is mixed dipterocarp and kerangas forests from 30 metres (100 ft) to 1,200 metres (4,000 ft) altitude.

References

Xanthophyllum parvifolium Wikipedia


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