Podocarpus sect. Acuminatus

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Podocarpus sect. Acuminatus


Leaves with parallel margins, distinctly acuminate, narrowing more or less abruptly at the base, midrib above at least 0.5 mm wide and 0.3 mm high, broader and less prominent beneath, usually three vascular resin canals, occasionally more. Seed with its covering of variable size, globular, apex blunt or a slight crest.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo presentpresent; New Guinea present, Australasia: Queensland (Queensland present)
From Borneo to Queensland 3 spp., of which 2 in Malesia: in Borneo and New Guinea respectively.


The only section with both acuminate secondary bud scales and acuminate leaves.