Knema scortechinii

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Knema scortechinii

Description

Tree 5-20 m. Leaves coriaceous, oblong or lanceolate, 10-32 by 2-8.5 cm, base subcordate to cuneate, apex subobtuse or acute(-acuminate); Inflorescences: Fruits 1-3 (or 4) per infructescence, subglobose or ellipsoid, 2-2.5 by 1.5-2 cm, with rusty hairs 0.1-0.3 mm long, subglabrescent;

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present), E Coast present, Indragiri present, Johore present, Kedah present, Kelantan present, Malacca present, Negri Sembilan present, Pahang present, Perak present, Selangor present, Trengganu present
Malesia: Sumatra (E Coast, Indragiri), Peninsular Malaysia (Kedah, Perak, Kelantan, Trengganu, Pahang, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Malacca, Johore).

Taxonomy

Knema scortechinii may be confused with K. conferta, which differs in the presence of dark dots on the lower leaf surface, a coarser indumentum, and striated twigs.

Citation

W.J. de Wilde 1979 – In: Blumea. p 431
J. Sinclair 1961: p. 288. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. p 276