Dipterocarpus zeylanicus

PES Database

Common Name(s)  Hora
Botanical Name  Dipterocarpus zeylanicus
Origin of species  Endemic
Family  Dipterocarpaceae
AF notation / physiognomy  V9
Plant reference # on ER Plant DATABASE 13
Photosynthetic Biomass
-Weight per leaf -8.5 g
-Leaf cycle -Annual
-Length -10-25 cm
-Width -8-14 cm
-Texture
Conservation Status  Endangered
Growth Rate  Moderate
Crown type  Round
Propagation method  Seed
Root type  Tap deep
Preferred Soils  Moist well drainage soil
Impact on Soil  Soil quality enhance
Salinity tolerance  No
Human uses
Economic Importance  Timber, medicine
Distribution  Moist low country
Light preferences  Semi shade
Flowering time
Flower Color
Fruit type  Dry fruit