Myristica mediovibex

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Myristica mediovibex


Tree 18-30 m. Leaves chartaceous, elliptic-oblong or oblong-lanceolate, (7-)9-17 by 2.5-7.5 cm, base rounded or attenuate, apex acute-acuminate; Inflorescences pedunculate, between the leaves or just below, hairs 0.1-0.2 mm, male not seen; Fruits solitary or 2 or 3, ellipsoid-oblong, (2.5-)4 by 2 cm, apex ± acute, base contracted into a rather stout pseudostalk or not, hairs dense, mealy, brown, 0.1(-1) mm;


Asia-Tropical, northern Papua Barat present
Malesia: northern Papua Barat, locally with two varieties.


The almost ring-shaped bracteole scar at about halfway female pedicel and fruiting pedicel is characteristic.