Anisoptera costata. Drawing of the leaves and flowers. Photograph by: Pierre, L., Flore forestiere de la Cochinchine, vol. 3: t. () [E. Delpy]. Plant Morphology: Growth Form: It is a tree up to 65 m tall. Foliage: Its alternate, stalked leaves have leathery leaf blades that are oblong to drop-shaped, 6 Anisoptera costata Korth. – DIPTEROCARPACEAE. Synonym: Anisoptera oblongaDyer. Shorea nervosa Kurz Anisoptera cochinchinensis Pierre Anisoptera.

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Botanical Description It is a large to very large tree up to 50 m tall. Corolla cream; petals broadly hastate, acute, shortly puberulent on parts exposed in bud. Resistance To Impregnation The sapwood is treatable, the heartwood may be moderately resistant to very resistant to impregnation.

Risk of slight checking or twisting. Identification of Tropical Woods.

Flooring 14 – Handbook of Hardwoods. Description Emergent tree up to 67 m tall and cm dbh. Larger rays more than 4 seriate. Actual Dry Kiln Program http: Panicle to 20 cm long, terminal or axillary, angular, pendent, doubly or trebly branched, branchiets bearing up to 5 flowers; bracteoles to 4 by 2 mm, hastate, acute, shortly densely pubescent.

MERSAWA (Anisoptera costata)

Grain It is not always straight, occasional mild spiral growth. Cooperage 51 – Recopilacion anisopterz propiedades mecanicas de maderas creciendo en Chile. Texture The texture is medium coarse with tyloses. Basic Density or Specific Gravity O.


Anisoptera costata

Natural Habitat A large tree of semi-evergreen dipterocarp, evergreen and humid lowland forest, which occurs on premium land for conversion to agriculture. The cutting resistance can be reduced by using correct saw profiles and specially hardened saw teeth. This timber is reported to have a negligible silica content.

Twig of variable thickness, at first frequently angular, becoming minutely striated or smooth, terete. Finishing Wood of this species is easy to anisootera. Seasoning is reported as good. Silica contents over 0.

Anisoptera costata – Useful Tropical Plants

Leaves by cm, thinly coriaceous, frequently slightly bullate, oblong to obovate, undersurface grey-green lepidote to golden or chocolate; base obtuse or broadly cuneate; acumen to 5 mm long; margin not revolute or only slightly so; nerves pairs, at degrees; petiole cm long. Containers 50 – Properties anusoptera imported tropical woods. The bole is cylindrical and branchless for up to 35 m and up to cm in diameter, with few buttresses of up to 4 m high and spreading out up to 2.

Masegar, tenan, meluwang tikus. Fruit calyx shortly pubescent, tube glabrescent; tube cosyata 1 by 1. Ecology Common, often gregarious, in Semi-evergreen Dipterocarp forest and evergreen forest in seasonal areas; rare but widespread in lowland forest in everwet areas, up to m elevation.


Beams 11 – Prospect: It is a large to very large tree up to 50 m tall. Rotary Veneer Cutting Peeling yields good quality veneer, although the veneer dries slowly and with slight buckling. Blunting Effect It has a severe blunting effect on the cutting tools.

Stellite tipped saws are necessary. Usually growing on ridges with sandy to clayey soils, sometimes along rivers. The heartwood darkens to light golden brown.

Anisoptera costata – DIPTEROCARPACEAE

Planing The planed surface is smooth when sharp tools are used. Nut apex broadly conical, crowned by a c.

Gluing It has a good behavior in gluing. Drying Defects Ease of Drying: It is rapidly attacked if unprotected. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina micras or more qnisoptera. Boards 13 – Dry kiln schedules for commercial woods. Sanding Wood of this species is easy to sand.

Truck Body 53 – Timbers of the New World.