Pometia ridleyi

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Pometia ridleyi


Tree up to 40 m, dbh up to 1.50 m, with steep buttresses up to 3 m high. Leaves 6-8-jugate; Inflorescences erect, 17-25 cm long, (sub)glabrous; Petals shorter than the calyx, 0.65 by 0.8-1 mm, outside glabrous. Stamens: Fruits (ripe?) c. 2 by 2 cm. Seeds not observed.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sabah present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), East Coast present, Simalur present
Malesia: Sumatra (East Coast, Simalur), Malay Peninsula, Borneo (Sabah). See .


King's original publication was invalid as the name was clearly a provisional one only.


Wyatt-Smith & Kochummen - in Mal. For. Rec, rev. ed. 1965: 336
Jacobs - in Reinwardtia. 1962: 119
Radlk. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 98. 1932: 927
Wong - in Mal. For. 1962: t.1-4