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(mersawa; family Dipterocarpaceae)

A genus of large, evergreen trees that yield valuable, usually siliceous, timber. They are native from Assam to New Guinea, and are found in lowland tropical rain forest. There are 11 species.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

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