Horsfieldia hellwigii

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Horsfieldia hellwigii


Tree 5-30 m. Leaves membranous or chartaceous, elliptic-oblong to oblong-lanceolate, sometimes ± parallel-sided, 17-40(-50) by 5-14 cm, base ± rounded or (short-)attenuate, apex acute-acuminate (in New Britain rarely short-caudate); Inflorescences among the lower leaves, woolly-pubescent, hairs 0.5-1 mm; Fruits 3-15 per infructescence, subglobose or broadly ellipsoid to fusiform, apex rounded or acutish, 1.2-2.8 by 1-1.8 cm, densely pubescent or partly glabrescent, hairs 0.5 mm, usually finely lenticellate-tuberculate;


Asia-Tropical, New Britain present, New Ireland present, Papua Barat absent, Papua New Guinea present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (including New Britain and New Ireland); not yet found in Papua Barat


Fruits sometimes recorded as edible.