?Dipterocarpus sp. - ID confirmation

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Vijay Anand Ismavel

Apr 18, 2011, 1:47:44 PM4/18/11
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Attaching photos of flowers of the tree from which the winged seeds posted earlier come from. Vijayasankar kindly suggested Dipterocarpus turbinatus as the ID. I looked it up and found that this species is critically endangered in the IUCN Red List. I would like to know the exact species name.

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital campus, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 3rd April 2010

Equipment: Nikon D70 with Nikkor 70-300mm lens

tanay bose

Apr 18, 2011, 2:30:11 PM4/18/11
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Hi Vijay Ji,
I also think this this is Dipterocarpus turbinatus commonly known as googlejul as suggested by Vijayasankar Ji.

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Shrikant Ingalhalikar

Mar 25, 2013, 9:15:53 PM3/25/13
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Dear Vijay Anand Ismavel,

I have seen these flowers but I have not been able to reach as close as you have reached. I wish to include this picture in my coming field guide on western ghat flora. Pls give your consent and send me a full resolution image. Due credit will be given to you in the book. Regards,
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