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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Containers 50 – Properties of imported tropical woods. Texture The texture is medium coarse with tyloses. Usually growing on ridges with sandy to clayey soils, sometimes along rivers. Natural Durability The natural durability ranges from moderate to perishable.

Masegar, tenan, meluwang tikus. Boring Boring of this species is reported to be easy.

Ecology Common, anisopptera 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. Flooring 14 – Handbook of Hardwoods. Finishing Wood of this species is easy to finish. Actual Dry Kiln Program http: Planing The planed surface is smooth when sharp tools are used.

It is a large to very large tree up to 50 m tall. Mersawa, Mersawa kesat, Mersawa terbak, terbak, meranti terbak, pokok pahit. Silica contents over 0. Odor It has resinous odor when fresh, but without characteristic taste or odor when dry.


Seasoning is reported as good. Handcraft 66 – Maderas latinoamericanas. Nailing Nailing properties are good. This timber is reported to have a negligible silica content.

Occasionally found on limestone. The bole is cylindrical and costara 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. The cutting wnisoptera can be reduced by using correct saw profiles and specially hardened saw teeth.

Stylopodium cylindrical, somewhat tapering, densely pubescent; style short, trifid, pubescent at base, otherwise glabrous. Tangential diameter of vessel lumina micras or more large.

Anisoptera costata

Truck Body 53 – Timbers of the New World. Identification of Tropical Woods. Panicle to 20 cm long, terminal or axillary, angular, pendent, doubly or trebly branched, branchiets bearing up to 5 flowers; bracteoles to 4 by cosata mm, hastate, acute, shortly densely pubescent.

Description Emergent tree up to 67 m tall and cm dbh. Grain It is not always straight, occasional mild spiral growth.

Anisoptera costata

Boards 13 – Dry kiln schedules for commercial woods. It is rapidly attacked if unprotected.

General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers. Beams 11 – Prospect: Sanding Wood of this species is easy to sand. Natural Habitat A large tree of semi-evergreen dipterocarp, evergreen and humid lowland forest, which occurs on premium land for conversion to agriculture.


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. Gluing It has a good behavior in gluing. The sapwood is treatable, the heartwood may be moderately resistant to very resistant to impregnation.

MERSAWA (Anisoptera costata)

Sliced Veneer Peeling yields good quality veneer, although the veneer dries slowly and with slight buckling. Vessels per mm2 5 to Calyx densely tomentose outside, shortly pubescent within; lobes deltoid, ca. Color The sapwood is from light yellow to pale orange yellow when fresh and often can only be distinguished by blue stain.

Flower bud to 12 by 6 mm, ovoid, acute. Cosyata Name Synonyms Anisoptera minadanensis Foxw. The natural durability ranges anisoptsra moderate to perishable. Rotary Veneer Cutting Peeling yields good quality veneer, although the veneer dries slowly and with slight buckling.