Horsfieldia schlechteri

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Horsfieldia schlechteri

Description

Tree or shrub, 3-15 m. Leaves membranous or thinly chartaceous, elliptic-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 6-19 by 1-6.5 cm, base attenuate, apex acute-acuminate; Inflorescences glabrescent or with sparse to dense stellate hairs 0.1 mm long or less; Fruits 1 (or 2) per infructescence, ellipsoid, apex rounded, not pointed or for only 1 mm, base rounded or attenuate into a pseudostalk (1.5-)2-6 mm long, excluding pseudostalk 1.3-2(-2.5) by 0.9-1.2 cm, glabrous, drying blackish, with or without paler pustules (or lenticels);

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Jayapura District present, N Papua New Guinea present, Papua Barat present, W Sepik Prov present
Malesia: New Guinea (Papua Barat: Jayapura District; N Papua New Guinea: W Sepik Prov.).

Citation

WJ. de Wilde 1985: p. 106. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing. f. 15a-f.
Markgr. 1935 – In: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. p 153