Horsfieldia lancifolia

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Horsfieldia lancifolia


Tree 10-30 m. Leaves (thinly) chartaceous, oblong or oblong-lanceolate, 5-16 by 1.5-3.5(-4.5) cm, base (long-)cuneate, apex acute-acuminate; Inflorescences with sparse hairs 0.1-0.2 mm long; Fruits 1-4 per infructescence, ellipsoid (and ± contracted at base) or pear-shaped, 2.5-3.5 by 1.8-2.4 cm, glabrescent, granulate or with small lenticels or tubercles, drying brown;


Asia-Tropical, C & S Sulawesi present
Malesia: C & S Sulawesi.


Horsfieldia lancifolia can be easily recognized among the Horsfieldias from Sulawesi and the Moluccas by the pear-shaped male buds, rather large fruits with thick pericarp, and small, narrow leaves. The androphore is proportionally long as compared to other species.