Myristica pedicellata

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Myristica pedicellata


Tree c. 30 m tall. Leaves chartaceous, oblong-lanceolate, 12-21 by 3-6 cm, base short-attenuate, apex acute-acuminate; Inflorescences (from infructescences): between the leaves and below, of the Knema-typt: Male and female flowers not known. Fruits 1 or 2 (or 3) per infructescence; (broadly) ovoid-ellipsoid, 2-2.3 by 1.5-1.7 cm, beaked for 1 mm by style-remnant, hairs fine, mealy, rust-coloured, 0.1 mm;


Asia-Tropical, Madang Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Madang Prov.); known only from the type.


W. J. de Wilde 1995 – In: Blumea: 314
Foreman 1978 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea: 206