Knema lamellaria

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Knema lamellaria


Tree 10-20 m. Leaves chartaceous or coriaceous, oblong(-lanceolate), 45-65 by 13-24 cm, apex bluntish to acute-acuminate, base broadly rounded or cordate, with the basal nerves ± crowded, when immature with dense hairs 2 mm long, early glabrescent, dull greenish to brown above; Inflorescences: Fruits 1-3 per infructescence, obovoid or oblong, 4-4.5 by 2-2.6 cm, with dense coarsely woolly brown hairs 3-5 mm long, caducous or easily rubbed off;


Asia-Tropical: Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present), Pahang present, Trengganu present
Malesia: Peninsular Malaysia (Pahang, Trengganu).


Knema lamellaria is related to K. lampongensis from Sumatra and K. pollens from Borneo; it resembles also K. furfuracea, with smaller flowers.