Myristica trianthera

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Myristica trianthera


Treelet 10-13 m. Leaves membranous, ovate-elliptic or elliptic-oblong, 6-12.5 by 2-5 cm, base ± rounded or attenuate, apex acute-acuminate; Inflorescences between the leaves or below, paniculate; Fruits ± ellipsoid, 2-2.5 by 1-1.3 cm, apex short-apic-ulate, base contracted into pseudostalk up to 5 mm;


Asia-Tropical, Jayapura area endemic, NE Papua Barat present
Malesia: NE Papua Barat (endemic to the Jayapura area).


Resembles M. fugax but M. trianthera is distinguishable by its pilose leaf bud, smaller flowers and fruits; the synandrium has only 3 anthers, 4-6 in M. fugax.