Gymnacranthera maliliensis

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Gymnacranthera maliliensis


Tree 6-20 m. Leaves chartaceous or coriaceous, (oblong-)lanceolate, 10-28(-30) by 3-7 (-9) cm, base attenuate, apex acute (-acuminate), margin not or but slightly re volute; Inflorescences (broadly) paniculate, with rusty hairs 0.5 mm long; Flowers rusty pubescent inside and outside, hairs 0.1-0.2 mm long. Fruits up to 25 in immature infructescences, 3-6 when mature, ellipsoid, 2.3- 3 by 2-2.2 cm, hairs persistent, rusty, 0.2 mm;


Asia-Tropical, E Central Sulawesi, east of Malili present
Malesia: E Central Sulawesi, east of Malili.


Endemic to Central Sulawesi; restricted to soils derived from ultrabasic rock. Distinguished from the only other species occurring in Sulawesi, G. farquhariana var. zippeliana, by the more conspicuous indumentum of woolly hairs on the young twigs and the large fruits with thick pericarp.