Myristica lepidota subsp. lepidota

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Myristica lepidota subsp. lepidota


Leaves below rather woolly-pubescent, hairs pale cinnamon or grey-brown, interwoven, 0.1-0.2 mm.


Aru Islands present, Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present), Bird's Head present, SW Papua Barat present
Malesia: Moluccas (Aru Islands), SW Papua Barat (also Bird's Head).


Distinguishable by slender twigs and small leaves with short but dense persistent indumentum on lower surface. Both male and female flowers are small, 2-2.5 mm long, with short pedicels. The fruits are subsessile, ellipsoid-oblong, pear-shaped, or obovoid, with comparatively short thick stalks.


Warb. 1897: Mon. Myrist: 434. t. 19
W.J. de Wilde 1990: p. 248. – In: Blumea. f. 1: 8a.
J. Sinclair 1968: p. 265. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. f. 29
Markgr. 1935 – In: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. p 161