Definition of Genus Shorea

1. Noun. Genus of Indonesian and Malaysian timber trees rich in resin.

Exact synonyms: Shorea
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Dipterocarpaceae, Family Dipterocarpaceae
Member holonyms: Red Lauan, Red Lauan Tree, Shorea Teysmanniana



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Shorea

genus Serinus
genus Seriola
genus Seriphidium
genus Seriphus
genus Serranus
genus Serrasalmus
genus Serratia
genus Serratula
genus Sertularia
genus Sesamum
genus Sesbania
genus Seseli
genus Setaria
genus Setophaga
genus Shigella
genus Shorea (current term)
genus Shortia
genus Sialia
genus Sialis
genus Sida
genus Sidalcea
genus Sideritis
genus Sigmodon
genus Silene
genus Sillago
genus Silphium
genus Silurus
genus Silvia
genus Silybum
genus Simarouba

Literary usage of Genus Shorea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology and Siviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"... Meijer and Wood 1964); 2. establishment of 11 sections in genus Shorea including the previous genera Doona and ..."

2. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1907)
"The genus Shorea comprises 86% of the merchantable timber on the tract. This is a condition rarely met, because the forests of the Islands are usually very ..."

3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"... chiefly pro- uced by the varieties of the genus Shorea. !>e Shorea are also found growing, ..."

4. Management of Secondary and Logged-over Forests in Indonesia: Selected ...by Plinio Sist, C. Sabogal, Yvonne Byron by Plinio Sist, C. Sabogal, Yvonne Byron (1999)
"Dipterocarps of the genus Shorea and Dipterocarpus represented 93% (40 trees) of all the harvested trees (Table 6). The low harvesting intensity resulted ..."

5. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1916)
"... of its family and certainly one of the most abundant woods in the Islands. Prices.—Thirty pesos to f60 per M. Genus SHOREA. A genus of about 20 species ..."

6. A Preliminary Working Plan for the Public Forest Tract of the Insular Lumber by Harry Nichols Whitford, H. D. Everett (1906)
"It, as well as the other species of the genus Shorea in the forest, is defective at the heart. In general, however, it is less so than the others. ..."

7. Flora Indica, Or, Descriptions of Indian Plants by William Roxburgh (1832)
"... only the cotyledons are here more equal than in the genus. Shorea itself. 2. V. indica. sp. pi. 734. Gart. sem. 3. 52. t. 189. i Leaves alternate, ..."

8. Report of the Philippine Commission to the Secretary of War by Philippine Commission (1900-1916, United States (1907)
"It, as well as the other species of the genus Shorea in the forest, is defective at the heart. In general, however, it is less so than the others. ..."

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