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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Identification of Tropical Woods. Sliced Veneer Peeling yields good quality veneer, although the veneer dries slowly and with slight buckling. Coffin 78 – Amazonian Timbers for the International Market. Seasoning is reported as good.
The cutting resistance can be reduced by using correct clstata profiles and specially hardened saw teeth.
Actual Dry Kiln Program http: General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers. Fruit calyx shortly pubescent, tube glabrescent; tube to 1 by 1. Usually growing on ridges with sandy to clayey soils, sometimes along rivers.
Polishing Wood of this species is easy to polish.
Drying Defects Ease of Drying: Planing The planed surface is smooth when sharp tools are used. Nut apex broadly conical, crowned by a c. Cooperage 51 – Recopilacion de propiedades mecanicas de maderas creciendo en Chile.
Leaves by cm, thinly coriaceous, frequently slightly 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. Truck Body 53 – Timbers of the New World. Resistance To Impregnation The sapwood is treatable, the heartwood may be moderately resistant to very resistant to impregnation. Gluing It has a good behavior in gluing.
The heartwood darkens to light golden brown. 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. Botanical Description It is a large to very large tree up to 50 m tall. Stellite tipped saws are necessary. It is a large to very large tree up to 50 m tall. Basic Density or Specific Gravity O.
Boring Boring of this species is reported to be easy. It is rapidly attacked if unprotected.
Shorea nervosa Kurz Description Emergent tree up to 67 m tall and cm dbh. Beams 11 – Prospect: Panicle to 20 cm long, terminal or axillary, angular, pendent, doubly or trebly branched, branchiets bearing anjsoptera to 5 flowers; bracteoles to 4 by 2 mm, hastate, acute, shortly densely pubescent.
Larger rays more than 4 seriate. Description Emergent tree up to 67 m tall and cm dbh. Silica contents over 0. Silica Content Silica Content: The natural durability ranges from moderate to perishable. Calyx densely tomentose outside, shortly pubescent within; lobes deltoid, ca. Handcraft 66 – Maderas latinoamericanas.
Blunting Effect It has a severe blunting effect on the cutting tools.
Rotary Veneer Cutting Peeling yields good quality veneer, although the veneer dries slowly and with slight buckling. Flooring 14 – Handbook of Hardwoods. Fibers with distinctly bordered pits. Odor It has resinous odor when fresh, but without characteristic taste or odor when dry.
Anisoptera costata – Useful Tropical Plants
Mersawa, Mersawa kesat, Mersawa terbak, terbak, meranti terbak, pokok ocstata. Natural Durability The natural durability ranges from moderate to perishable.
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.