Voacanga havilandii

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Voacanga havilandii


Small tree to 15 m tall, to 15 cm dbh. Bark pale green to whitish, lenticellate. Branchlets pale grey-brown with a few large lenticels, glabrous. Leaves: Inflorescence lax, many-flowered, to 35 cm long, glabrous to pubescent; Stamens inserted in the upper part of corolla tube, anther apex near corolla mouth; Ovaries 1−2 mm high, glabrous. Fruit subglobose, 3.5−5 cm diameter. Seeds with an orange-red aril, 9-10 by 6-6.5 by 3.5-5 mm.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present
Malesia: Borneo.


Masam. 1942: Enum. Phan. Born.: 625
P.S. Ashton 1988: Man. non-Dipt. Trees Sarawak: 46
D.J. Middleton 2004 – In: Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak: 61
Leeuwenb. 1985 – In: Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap.: 63
J.A.R. Anderson 1980: Checklist Trees Sarawak: 150