Trees of the Myristicaceae (Nutmeg Family) produces male flowers on one individual and female flowers on another individual (dioecious). This Horsfieldia irya Tree at is a male Tree which would not fruit.
Native. Critically endangered.
One of the few remnant plants from former Gardens' Director, J.F. Sinclairâ€™s Myristicaceae plot. This plot was used in his review of the family, published in Gardens Bulletin.The tree is a characteristic plant of freshwater swamp forest. Sinclair was an expert on Myristicaceae plants.