Elattostachys angulosa

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Elattostachys angulosa


Small trees, 6-20 m high, dbh 3-6 cm; Leaves 2-4-jugate; Flowers c earn, not observed. Fruits pale (yellowish) green to red, blackish brown when old, globular to obovoid, triquetrous in cross section, distinctly keeled, 20-35 by 20-25 mm, wall 3.7-5.5 mm thick, outside glabrous or (thinly) stri-gose. Seeds ellipsoid to obovoid, 10-11 by 6-7 mm, sarcotesta rounded, covering ⅓-1/5 of the seed.


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present (Irian Jaya present), Central Prov present, Gulf present, Manokwari present, Morobe present, Papua New Guinea present, W Sepik present
Malesia: New Guinea (Irian Jaya: Manokwari; Papua New Guinea: W Sepik, Morobe, Gulf and Central Prov.).


Craven & Schodde 994 from West Sepik Province has smaller fruits and seeds than the other specimens.