Horsfieldia kingii (Hook.f.) Warb., Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 68: 308 1897. (syn: Horsfieldia hainanensis Merr.; Horsfieldia tetratepala C. Y. Wu; Myristica kingii Hook. fil.; Palala kingii (Hook. fil.) Kuntze);
E. Nepal to China (Yunnan, Guangxi) and N. Thailand as per POWO;
China (Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan), Sikkim, NE-India, Bengal, Bangladesh,
N-Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar [Burma] (Rakhine), Nepal as per Catalogue of Life;
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Could you help to identify this tree species? Its 15-meter tall tree found in the lowland of Nepal.
Fruits are edible.
Photo was taken in July 2020. Jhapa district of Nepal.
Unfortunately, I do not have close up photos.
Check with Annonaceae
Miliusa sp. ?
A species of Horsfieldia (Myristicaceae)
It seems Horsfieldia kingii (Hook. f.) Warb. (Ramtamul) leaves chewed in Assam, separate male and female trees
Thank you for your suggestions.
Yes, it looks like Horsefieldia kingii.
Hope I can have detail, the information in the coming flowering season and will update to you.
POWO Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 IPNI GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of China FOC illustration FOC illustration 2 FOC illustration 3 Annotated checklist of Flowering plants of Nepal India Biodiversity Portal Wikipedia Phenology, Seed Dispersal and Regeneration Patterns of Horsfieldia Kingii , a Rare Wild Nutmeg – Aparajita Datta & Amruta Rane- November 2013 Tropical Conservation Science 6(5):674-689-