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  • The presence of fossils of species such as Anisopteris, Cynometra, Dipterocarpus, Dryobalanops, Gluta, Hopea, and Mesua suggests that evergreen moist forests covered this area during the Miocene.

    Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests

  • Of the dipterocarp genera, Dipterocarpus, Dryobalanops, and Shorea are the emergents, and Hopea and Vatica usually are found in the main canopy.

    Borneo lowland rain forests

  • Represented dipterocarp genera include Anisoptera, Dipterocarpus, Hopea, and Shorea.

    Sulu Archipelago rain forests

  • Dominant tree species reach heights of 40-60 m, including Dipterocarpus griffithii, D. turbinatus, Sideroxylon longipetiolatum, Hopea odorata, Endospermum malaccense, and Planchonia andamanica.

    Andaman Islands rain forests

  • Of the dipterocarps, Dipterocarpus, Dryobalanops, and Shorea are the emergents, and Hopea and Vatica usually are found in the main canopy.

    Peninsular Malaysian rain forests

  • Many of the Dipterocarpus, Hopea, Shorea and Vatica species of Sumatra are critically endangered or endangered.

    Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra, Indonesia

  • The lowland hill forests are dominated by Hopea celtidifolia and Vatica russak, whereas the lower montane elements include Podocarpus and Lithocarpus.

    Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests

  • Here the composition of the forest growing on the sandstone and shale hills is quite different from the forest growing on the limestone hills, although both share the dominant tree species Eberhardtia aurata, Hopea chinensis and Saraca chinensis.

    Jian Nan subtropical evergreen forests

  • Dipterocarps are a major component of the forest structure and form emergent tree canopies with such species as Dipterocarpus alatus, D. costatus, Hopea odorata, Shorea guiso, S. hypochra, and Anisoptera costata.

    Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests

  • The upper canopy is dominated by a species of Hopea, Castanopsis hystrix, and Madhuca pasquieri.

    Northern Vietnam lowland rain forests

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