Hook. f. ; glabrous, leaves petioled membranous elliptic-oblong subacute not glaucous beneath, nerves 12-15 pair very slender, male flowers in sessile or peduncled clusters on the branches very shortly pedicelled, bracteole large, perianth globose 3-lobed, staminal column oblong obtuse. ? M. elliptica, Kurz For. Fl. ii. 282 (not of Wall.).
ANDAMAN ISLANDS ; Herb. Hort. Bot. Calcutta.
Branches slender, quite glabrous, youngest shoots rustily hoary. Leaves almost membranous, 3-4 in. diam., pale brown when dry on both surfaces, base acute, nerves spreading ; petiole 3/4-1.1/4 in., slender. Clusters of flowers sessile or on a thick 3-6 fld. peduncle 1/4-1/2 in. long ; pedicel 1/8 in., stout, rather scurfy ; perianth quite glabrous and smooth, 1/8-1/6 in. diam.—Apparently a very distinct species, but approaches M. malabarica.
(Attributions- IBIS Flora (Flora of British India))
Myristica andamanica Hook.f. (Myristicaceae): 2 images.
References: POWO Catalogue of Life The Plant List Ver.1.1 IPNI GBIF (High resolution specimens) High resolution specimen 1 High resolution specimen 2 India Biodiversity Portal IBIS Flora (Flora of British India) Wikipedia Plant illustrations