Resak Daun Runching
Scientific name: Vatica cuspidate
Family name: Dipterocarpaceae
Resak Daun Runching trees in Taman Tugu
The Resak Daun Runching tree is an indigenous rainforest tree amongst the 4,100 trees added to the Taman Tugu site, selected in collaboration with Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (“FRIM”) and Malaysian Nature Society (“MNS”).
It is a medium-sized to large tree. The leaves are elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, measuring about 13cm long and 4cm wide. The fruits are calyx glabrescent.
There are no records of its usage.
These trees are native to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand.