Parinari elmeri

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Parinari elmeri

Description

Trees to 32 m, without buttresses; Leaves oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 5-18 by 1.5-7 cm, chartaceous to thinly coriaceous, glabrous above, densely lanate pubescent beneath, without stomatal cavities; Stipules lanceolate, acute, to 18 mm long by 3 mm broad at base, lateral, tomentellous, persistent. Inflorescences of raceme-like reduced terminal and axillary panicles or cymules, 1.7-3 cm long, the rachis and branches densely brown tomentose; Petals white, oblong-ovate, 2-3 mm long, narrowed to base. Fruit oblong-ellipsoid, 6.7 by 3.7 cm;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Brunei present, Sabah present, Sarawak present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Philippines (Philippines present), Mindanao present, NE. Kalimantan present
Malesia: Malay Peninsula, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, NE. Kalimantan), Philippines (Mindanao). .

Uses

The wood is used for supports of Iban long houses.

Citation

PRANCE & WHITM. 1973 – In: Tree Fl. Malaya. p 335
KOSTERM. 1965: p. 161. – In: Reinwardtia. f. 4