Cyclobalanopsis semiserrata (Roxb.) Oerst.,
Quercus annulata Hook.f. ex A.DC.
Quercus semiserrata is an evergreen tree usually growing 13 - 17 metres tall. It sometimes loses all of its leaves for a short period[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood. It is planted as a pioneer species in reforestation projects in Thailand[
E. Asia - China, northeast India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia.
Wet broad-leaved evergreen forests in valleys; at elevations from 400 - 500 metres in China[
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A fast-growing species[
The tree is planted as a pioneer species in northern Thailand in reforestation projects to restore native woodland - it is planted in degraded woodland and open areas in a mix with various other species that all have the ability to grow fast; produce dense, weed-suppressing crowns; and attract seed-dispersing wildlife, particularly birds and bats[
The wood is hard and durable. It is used for cart wheel pins, tools and general construction[
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