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Gnetum gnemon L.

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Gnetum L. (グネモンノキ)
Gunemonnoki (グネモンノキ), gnetum, joint fir, two leaf, melinjo, belinjo, bago and tulip
ユミヅルノキ (弓弦ノ木)
Lifeform: evergreen tree of which height is 15-22 m
Distribution: central and southeast Asia and islands in Pacific Ocean

type specimens stored in BO

Use: culinary (many ways)

phytochemicals, e.g., gnemonols


Gnetum domesticum Reinw. ex E. A. Duchesne

Tree form:
var. gnemon, gunetum, s.s.

f. stipitatum Markgraf

Shrub form:
var. brunonianum (Griff.) Markgraf
var. gracile Markgraf
var. griffithii (Parl.) Markgraf
var. tenerum Markgraf

Gnetum gnemon stored in BO

All photos were taken in BO on October 25 2018.

var. gunemon f. stipitatum

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var. gracile

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