Pouteria paucinervia (PROSEA)

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Pouteria paucinervia Erlee

Protologue: Blumea 8: 490, 503 (1957).


Peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra.


The timber is reputed to be used.


A medium-sized tree up to 30 m tall, with bole up to 60 cm in diameter, usually buttressed and sometimes with stilt roots.

  • Leaves obovate to spatulate, with distinct transverse tertiary venation, initially reddish-brown hairy, but glabrescent.
  • Flowers in 1-4-flowered clusters in leaf axils, borne on up to 5 mm long pedicels.
  • Fruit depressed-globose, 1.5-2 cm in diameter, glabrescent, greenish-brown.

P. paucinervia is locally common in seasonal swamps in the lowland of Peninsular Malaysia.

Selected sources

317, 779.

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