Taxon: Dipterocarpus alatus Roxb. ex G. Don

Genus: Dipterocarpus
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Nomen number: 14385
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 1:813. 1831 (Roxb., Fl. ind. ed. 1832, 2:614. 1832)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • hairy-leaf apitong  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:61. 2000)
  • Materials: gum/resin (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:61. 2000)
  • Materials: wood (fide Pl Res SEAs 5(1):173. 1993)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 18:61. 2000)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh
    • Indo-China: Cambodia ; Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Philippines Luzon


  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Boer, E. & A. B. Ella, eds. 2000. Plants producing exudates (Pl Res SEAs) 18:60.
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(1):173.

Check other web resources for Dipterocarpus alatus Roxb. ex G. Don :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image