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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Gluing It has a good behavior in gluing. Calyx densely tomentose outside, shortly pubescent within; lobes deltoid, ca.
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Description Emergent tree up to 67 m tall and cm dbh. Stylopodium cylindrical, somewhat tapering, densely pubescent; style short, trifid, pubescent at base, otherwise glabrous. Frames 16 – Woods of the World. It is a large to very large tree up to 50 m tall. Furniture Cabinets 21 – Tropical timbers of the world. Corolla cream; petals broadly hastate, acute, shortly puberulent on parts exposed in bud.
Silica Content Silica Content: The heartwood darkens to light golden brown.
Natural Habitat A large tree of anisopteera dipterocarp, evergreen and humid lowland forest, which occurs on premium land for conversion to agriculture. Handcraft 66 – Maderas latinoamericanas. Vessels per mm2 5 to Twig of variable thickness, at first frequently angular, becoming minutely striated or smooth, terete. Beams 11 – Prospect: Machining It is easy to work, but if it interlocked grain is present sharp cutters are essential.
Flooring 14 – Aniwoptera of Hardwoods. Boring Boring of this species is reported to be easy. Coffin 78 – Amazonian Timbers for the International Market.
MERSAWA (Anisoptera costata)
Panicle to 20 cm long, terminal or axillary, angular, pendent, doubly or trebly branched, costaata bearing up to 5 flowers; bracteoles to 4 by 2 mm, hastate, acute, shortly densely pubescent. Nailing Nailing properties are good. A large tree of semi-evergreen dipterocarp, evergreen and humid lowland forest, which occurs on premium land for conversion to agriculture. Sanding Wood of this species is easy to sand.
Mersawa (Anisoptera costata) | ITTO
Seasoning is reported as good. Bud by 1. Botanical Description It is a large to very large tree up to 50 m tall. Truck Body 53 – Timbers of the New World.
Odor It has resinous odor when fresh, but without characteristic taste or odor when dry. The natural durability ranges from moderate to perishable. 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.
Blunting Effect It has a severe blunting effect on the cutting tools. Larger rays more than 4 seriate. Texture The texture is medium coarse with tyloses. Boards 13 – Dry kiln schedules for commercial woods. Occasionally found on limestone.
Sliced Veneer Peeling yields good quality veneer, although the veneer dries slowly and with slight buckling. This timber is reported to have a negligible silica content.
Leaves by cm, thinly coriaceous, frequently aniaoptera 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. 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. Risk of slight checking or twisting. Rotary Veneer Cutting Peeling yields good quality veneer, although the veneer dries slowly and with slight buckling.
Fibers with distinctly bordered pits. Mersawa, Mersawa kesat, Mersawa terbak, terbak, meranti terbak, pokok pahit.
Identification of Tropical Woods. Silica contents over 0. Planing The planed surface is smooth when sharp tools are used.