Myristica subcordata var. gigacarpa

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Myristica subcordata var. gigacarpa


Tree 12-20 m. Leaves chartaceous or subcoriace-ous, 28-32 by 8-12 cm, margin flat, lower surface with dense indumentum, hairs 0.1 mm or less. Flowers not known. Fruits solitary, axillary to lower leaves, ellipsoid, 5.5-6 by 3.5-4 cm, hairs 0.1 mm or less;


Asia-Tropical, Eastern Highland Prov present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Eastern Highland Prov.).


Possibly this variety merits the status of a separate species, but more material (including flowers) is needed to make a final decision.


W.J. de Wilde 1998 – In: Blumea: 181