Knema galeata

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Knema galeata


Tree 5-30 m. Leaves thickly coriaceous, oblong or lanceolate, 15-50 by 2.5-14 cm, base rounded, or subcordate or subcuneate, apex obtusish or acute-acuminate; Inflorescences: Fruits (1—)2—5 per infructescence, obovoid or pear-shaped, often contracted towards the base, 2-5 by 1.5-3 cm, sometimes ridged, apex sometimes beaked;


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


2 S 12935 (Anderson) (in L) with mainly male flowers, has one female flower with a normal pistil, but with the perianth similar to the male flowers. 1 The stout inflorescences are ramiflorous on the older branches of 1-2 cm diameter


W. J. de Wilde 1979: p. 422. – In: Blumea: f. 10
J. Sinclair 2000 – In: Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak: 409