Horsfieldia moluccana var. moluccana

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Horsfieldia moluccana var. moluccana


Fruits 1.5 cm long.


Asia-Tropical, Morotai present, Obi present, northern Moluccas present
Malesia: northern Moluccas (Morotai, Obi).


1 Can be confused with H. parviflora which has more roundish (not pear-shaped) male buds and shorter petioles. Horsfieldia spicata is closely related but differs in the paler colour of the dried twigs, the generally spike-like male inflorescences, and the more membranous leaves. 2 I have not seen the type of H. olivaeformis, a name which may have priority but is not accepted here (De Wilde, I.e.).


Markgr. 1935 – In: Bot. Jahrb. Syst.: 152
W J. de Wilde 1985 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: 66