Myristica fusiformis

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Myristica fusiformis


Treelet c. 3 m tall. Leaves membranous or chartaceous, elliptic-oblong, 9.5—15(—17) by 3.5-6 cm, base attenuate, apex acute-acuminate; Fruits solitary, ± narrowly fusiform, 7-8.5 cm, apex acute, with or without pseudostalk, hairs inconspicuous, pale rust-coloured, mealy, interwoven, scale-like, 0.1 mm or less, (partly) glabrescent;


Asia-Tropical, SW Papua Barat present
Malesia: SW Papua Barat (known only from the type specimens of the two subspecies).