Myristica lepidota

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Myristica lepidota


Tree 10-35 m. Leaves membranous or thinh coriaceous, elliptic-oblong, 4.5-15 by 1.5-5(-6) cm, base narrowly rounded or cuneate apex up to 20 mm acute-acuminate; Inflorescences between the leaves or below; of the Knema-type: Fruits solitary or paired, subsessile, ± ellipsoid-oblong, 2-3 by 1.2-1.8 cm, apex blunt or (sub)acute, or 1(-2) mm beaked, base ± rounded or narrowed into the stalk, hairs scurfy, 0.1 (-0.2) mm;


Asia-Tropical, E Moluccas present, W & SW New Guinea present
Malesia: E Moluccas and W & SW New Guinea; with two subspecies.


W.J. de Wilde 1990 – In: Blumea. p 247