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Parinari metallica

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Parinari metallica is a tree in the family Chrysobalanaceae. The specific epithet metallica is from the Latin meaning "metallic", referring to the metallic sheen on the leaves when dried.[2]

Description

Parinari metallica grows up to 20 metres (70 ft) tall. Inflorescences measure from 4 centimetres (2 in) to 10 centimetres (4 in) long.[2]

Distribution and habitat

Parinari metallica is endemic to Borneo. Its habitat is mixed dipterocarp forests from sea-level to 300 metres (1,000 ft) altitude.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Parinari metallica Kosterm". The Plant List. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  2. ^ a b c Prance, Ghillean T. (1995). "Parinari metallica Kosterm.". In Soepadmo, E.; Wong, K. M. (eds.). Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). Vol. 1. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. p. 178. ISBN 983-9592-34-3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
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Parinari metallica: Brief Summary

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Parinari metallica is a tree in the family Chrysobalanaceae. The specific epithet metallica is from the Latin meaning "metallic", referring to the metallic sheen on the leaves when dried.

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