Knema hirtella var. pilocarpa

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Knema hirtella var. pilocarpa


Leaves with persistent yellowish hairs 0.1 (- 0.2) mm long, intermixed with early shed coarser hairs leaving distinct hair scars beneath. Mature male and female flowers not seen. Fruits obtuse to acute(-acuminate) at apex;


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Sabah present, Sarawak present), E Kalimantan present
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, E Kalimantan).


The specimen SAN 99720 (E Sabah), with immature male flowers, probably belongs here according to its indumentum and large leaves up to 23 by 7.5 cm; the androecium (with 9 anthers) and glabrous androphore is reminiscent of K. subhirtella, species with smaller leaves.


W.J. de Wilde 2000 – In: Tree FL Sabah & Sarawak: 414
W.J. de Wilde 1987 – In: Blumea: 131