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Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Dillenia excelsa in fruiting

Here is a photo of Dillenia excelsa var. pubescens in fruiting. It is located near UKM on the way to Bangi Lama. The tree of this variety is smaller in size and the fruits are in stellate form and white in colour. The seeds, blackish-brown are coated with red membrane. The leaves are coriaceous and the margin are undulate and toothed, rarely hairy.
Below is the close-up photo of the fruit.


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