Taxon: Dipterocarpus turbinatus C. F. Gaertn.

Genus: Dipterocarpus
Family: Dipterocarpaceae
Nomen number: 401498
Place of publication: Suppl. carp. 51, t. 188. 1805
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 10-Aug-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Feb-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: gum/resin (source of kanyin oil and gurjun oil fide Wealth India RM 3:94-95. 1952)
  • Materials: wood (fide Wealth India RM 3:94-95. 1952)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Xizang, Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh ; India Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram
    • Indo-China: Cambodia ; India Andaman and Nicobar; Laos ; Myanmar ; Thailand ; Vietnam


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1952. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 3:94-95.
  • Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  • Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)

Check other web resources for Dipterocarpus turbinatus C. F. Gaertn. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.