Knema patentinervia

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Knema patentinervia


Tree 3-16 m. Leaves thinly coriaceous, elliptic to lanceolate, 6-21 by 1.7-7 cm; Inflorescences: Fruits 1-3 per infructescence, subglobose or obovoid, apex rounded and often short-acuminate, base rounded or attenuate, 1.3-2.1 by 1-1.5 cm, with yellowish brown or rusty mealy hairs 0.2-0.5 mm long;


Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), Bangka present, Johore present, Kelantan present, Malacca present, Negri Sembilan present, Pahang present, Palembang present, Perak present, Tapanuli present, Trengganu present
Malesia: Sumatra (Tapanuli, Palembang, Bangka), Peninsular Malaysia (Perak, Kelantan, Trengganu, Pahang, Negri Sembilan, Malacca, Johore).


In Sumatra possibly two forms exist, one with larger, the other with smaller male perianth.


J. Sinclair 1961: 182, 261, 276. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. f. 5F-H.