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Distribution of the four varieties of Dacrycarpus imbricatus, redrawn from de Laubenfels (1988).

 

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Dacrycarpus imbricatus var. curvulus

(Miq.) de Laub. 1969

Common names

"Tjamarah, J, at variance for Casuarina which does not occur so far west in Java." (de Laubenfels 1988).

Taxonomic notes

Syn: Podocarpus cupressina var. curvula Miq. 1851; Podocarpus imbricatus var. curvula (Miq.) Wasscher 1941 (de Laubenfels 1988).

Description

"Shrubby pyramidal tree to 8 m tall and sometimes procumbent. Foliage shoots curved downwards but main branches curved upwards. Adult foliage leaves like var. imbricatus but distinctly more robust, 1.2-2 by 0.8-1 mm. Involucral leaves 2.5-4.5 mm long and more or less clasping the receptacle" (de Laubenfels 1988).

Distribution and Ecology

N Sumatra (Atjeh: Leuser complex & G. Bandahara) and W Java (Priangan; Diëng). "In N. Sumatra forms pure stands on exposed mossy mountain peaks, on blangs and steep slopes, between 2000 and 3420 m" (de Laubenfels 1988).

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Last Modified 2012-11-23