Horsfieldia paucinervis

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Horsfieldia paucinervis


Tree 3-8 m. Leaves thinly chartaceous, elliptic(-oblong), 7-15 by 3-6.5 cm, base rounded to attenuate, apex acute(-acuminate); Inflorescences with dense woolly hairs (0.7-)l-2 mm long; Fruits (immature) oblong, obtuse at both ends, glabrous, 1 by 0.7 cm;


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sarawak present), W Kalimantan present
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak: 1st, 2nd, 4th Div.; W Kalimantan).


Horsfieldia paucinervis belongs to the group of species with pubescent leaves to which also belong H. gracilis, H. reticulata, H. rufo-lanata, H. splendida, and H. tomentosa; it seems especially related to H. gracilis.


J. Sinclair 1975 – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: 93
W.J. de Wilde – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: 212
Merr. 1921: Enum. Born.: 268
Warb 1996: p. 379. – In: Blumea: f. la-c
Warb 2000 – In: Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak: 381