Nephelium reticulatum

Primary tabs

Nephelium reticulatum


Tree, up to 25 m high, dbh up to 70 cm, sometimes with small buttresses. Leaves 4(-7)-jugate; Inflorescences terminal and axillary. Flowers often male and female in the same inflorescence. Sepals nearly free or up to c. 40% connate, 1-1.2 mm long. Petals 5-0, up to 1.8 mm long, claw 1 mm, blade 1.5 mm wide, outside sparsely, inside densely hairy but for the upper half of the blade. Stamens 5-8. Ovary 2-celled. Fruits ellipsoid, 4 by 2.5 cm, appendages dense, narrowly strap-shaped, thin-puberulous, gla-brescent, bulbous to triangular at the base, curved, up to c. 1 cm long;


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present
Malesia: Borneo.


Apparently locally cultivated for the fruits. See .


Conspicuous characters of the present species are the relatively many-jugate leaves with leaflets that in the herbarium are bright green (brown in nearly all other species) and have the reticulation distinctly raised on both sides.


Radlk. 1932 – In: Engl., Pflanzenr. 98: 955
Leenh. 1986 – In: Blumea: 419
Becc 1902: For. Born.: 600, 601