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Tree from N Thailand, tropical savanna climate zone.

Perth, Australia

Please help me ID this elusive loner sitting in a field.

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Wollongong, Australia

My best guess would be a Shorea sp. in family Dipterocarpaceae. They are often dominant in Thailand's monsoonal woodlands. The leaf shape, texture and veining seem a reasonable fit, but I cannot be confident.

Perth, Australia

I counted shorea out because the leaf veins of shorea are almost straight, not nearly so curved and consistently parallel. And shorea leaves are raised between the veins like dipterocarpus spp.

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