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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The natural durability ranges from moderate to perishable. This timber is reported to have a negligible silica content. Gluing It has a good behavior in costxta.
Mersawa, Mersawa kesat, Mersawa terbak, terbak, meranti terbak, pokok pahit. Natural Durability The natural durability ranges from moderate to perishable. Description Emergent tree up to 67 m tall and cm dbh.
Color The sapwood is from light yellow to pale orange yellow when fresh and often can only be distinguished by blue stain. Silica Content Silica Content: Sanding Wood of this species is easy to sand. Occasionally found on limestone. Resistance To Impregnation The sapwood is treatable, the heartwood may be moderately resistant to very resistant to impregnation. Scientific Name Synonyms Anisoptera minadanensis Foxw.
Twig of variable thickness, at first frequently angular, becoming minutely striated or smooth, terete. Grain It is not always straight, occasional mild spiral growth. Calyx densely tomentose outside, shortly pubescent within; lobes deltoid, ca. It is rapidly attacked if unprotected. Bud by 1. Masegar, tenan, meluwang tikus.
Finishing Wood of this species is easy to finish.
Cooperage 51 – Recopilacion de propiedades mecanicas de maderas creciendo en Chile. Fibers with distinctly bordered pits. The cutting resistance can be reduced by anisoptega correct saw profiles and specially hardened saw teeth.
Boards 13 – Dry kiln schedules for commercial woods. Identification of Tropical Woods.
Odor It has resinous odor when fresh, but without characteristic taste or odor when dry. Basic Density or Specific Gravity O. Frames 16 – Woods of the World.
MERSAWA (Anisoptera costata)
Planing The planed surface is smooth when sharp tools are used. Risk of slight checking or twisting. 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.
Vessels per mm2 5 costaga Polishing Wood of this species is easy to polish.
Anisoptera costata – Useful Tropical Plants
Furniture Cabinets 21 – Tropical timbers of the world. The sapwood is treatable, the heartwood may be moderately resistant to very resistant to impregnation. Panicle to 20 cm long, terminal or axillary, angular, pendent, doubly or trebly branched, branchiets bearing up to 5 flowers; bracteoles to 4 by 2 mm, hastate, acute, shortly densely pubescent.
Shorea nervosa Kurz Description Emergent tree up to 67 m tall and cm dbh. General Housing 10 – Silica in Timbers. The sapwood is from light yellow to pale orange yellow when fresh and often can only be distinguished by blue stain.
Blunting Effect It has a severe blunting effect on the cutting tools. Drying Defects Ease of Drying: Larger rays more than 4 seriate.
The heartwood darkens to light golden brown. Texture The texture is medium coarse with tyloses. Natural Habitat A large tree of semi-evergreen dipterocarp, evergreen and humid lowland forest, which occurs on premium land for conversion to agriculture. Machining It is fostata to work, but if it interlocked grain is present sharp cutters are essential. Seasoning is reported as good.