Shorea megistophylla P.S. Ashton



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Doona macrophylla Thwaites


Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology










Ashton, P. 1998. Shorea megistophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T30822A9580478. Downloaded on 07 May 2017.

Dassanayake, M.D. and Fosberg, F.R. (eds) 1980. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. Amerind Publishing Company, New Delhi.

Green, M.J.B. and Gunawardena, E.R. N. (comps.) 1997. Designing an optimum protected areas system for Sri Lanka's natural forests. Prepared by IUCN-The World Conservation Union and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre for the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations. (unpublished).

Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N. and Gunatilleke, C.V.S. 1991. Threatened woody endemics of the wet lowlands of Sri Lanka and their conservation. Biological Conservation 55(1): 17-36.

Oldfield, S., Lusty, C. and MacKinven, A. (compilers). (1998). The World List of Threatened Trees. Cambridge, U.K.: World Conservation Press. 650 pp.


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