Author: Jan Scholten
Names: Dipterocarpus, from Greek, di = two, pteron = wing and karpos = fruit.
Botany: high trees, to over 80 metres; fruits with 2 wings: di 2, ptero wing, carpa fruit; south east Asia.
Botany: 17 genera, 500 species; tropical lowland rainforest trees, canopy and understorey tree; pantropical.
Use: timber; aromatic essential oils, balsam, resins; plywood.
Recent DNA studies indicate that the Sarcolaenaceae family are a sibling clade to the family Dipterocarpaceae. In the Apg3 classification Dipterocarpaceae is a subgroup with Cistaceae in Malvales.
In the Plant theory Dipterocarpaceae is placed in Subphase 5 in the Cistales.
They have a strong drive to win, to be the best, the strongest and tallest. They want to show their power and thus attain a high social position. They are able to reach that with their power.
Desire to dominate, to be seen as the best, to be an idol.
Wants to be the leader, to be admired, with wife and friends.
Strong, rigid, straight, solemn.
Passion but controlled.
Chivalrous, elegant, in walking and gestures; stately, gallant.
Noble, noble family.
Wants to be complimented but does not give back much, with wife and friends.
Back: ankylosing spondilitis.