Myristica globosa subsp. globosa

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Myristica globosa subsp. globosa


Fruits (sub)globose, 2.5-3(-4) cm long, hairs 0.1-0.3 mm;


Asia-Tropical, New Britain present, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (incl. New Britain).


Carr 12890 has a stout habit and large male flowers, buds 6.5 by 4 mm; LAE 58538 (Stevens & Lelean) (New Britain) has conspicuously rich-flowered male inflorescences (c. 30 flowers per cluster), and further deviates in the warty inner surface of the perianth; NGF 33284 (Leach), and NGF 46929 (Katik) from the foothills of Mt Suckling (Milne Bay Prov., 350-400 m), have exceptionally large fruits, 4 cm long.


Foreman 1978 – In: Handb. Fl. Papua New Guinea: 199
J.Sinclair 1968: p. 378. – In: Gard. Bull. Sing.: p.p., f. 63, p.p. (excl. van Royen 3579)
W.J. de Wilde 1995: p. 364. – In: Blumea: 288
W.J. de Wilde 1994: p. 364. – In: Blumea: f. 5