Nephelium lappaceum var. xanthioides

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Nephelium lappaceum var. xanthioides


Tree, up to 30 m high, dbh up to 60 cm, with up to 2 m high buttresses. Leaves 2-5-jugate; Sepals 4 or 5, connate up to halfway, 0.7-1.6 mm long, on both sides densely hairy. Stamens 5 or 6. Fruits 3 by 2 by 1.25 cm, wall c. 1 mm thick.


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present
Malesia: Borneo.


Locally grown as a fruit tree, mainly in Sarawak.


The present variety resembles N. cuspi-datum var. multinerve and a Bornean form of N. ramboutan-ake; for differences, see under the former.