Pouteria paucinervia (PROSEA)
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.
Main genus page
- R.H.M.J. Lemmens (selection of species)