Gymnacranthera contracta

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Gymnacranthera contracta


Tree 5-26 m. Leaves chartaceous or subcoriaceous, elliptic-oblong to lanceolate, sometimes ± parallel-sided, (16-)20-29 by 6-9.5 cm, base short-attenuate to broadly rounded, apex (acute-)acuminate, margin flat; Inflorescences in male (broadly) paniculate, 3.5-4.5 cm long, up to 4 cm wide, many-flowered, with rusty hairs 0.3-0.5 mm long, in female 1.5-2 by 1 cm, fewer flowers but more dense; Flowers rusty pubescent inside and outside, hairs 0.1-0.2 mm long. Fruits c. 7 per infructescence, ellipsoid, 2-2.2 by 1-1.4 cm, with hairs 0.1 mm, or early glabrescent;


Asia-Tropical: Borneo present (Brunei present, Sabah present, Sarawak present), W Kalimantan present
Malesia: Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah; possibly also W Kalimantan: Suzuki 9993).


J. Sinclair 1958: p. 439. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: 100
W.J. de Wilde 2000 – In: Tree Fl. Sabah & Sarawak: 347
R.T.A. Schouten 1986: p. 471. – In: Blumea: f. 4
J. Sinclair 1958: p. 439. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: f. 54