Memecylon pauciflorum Blume
Blume, C.L. von (1850) Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavum 1 : 356. Type: Timor.
Seldom exceeding 30 cm dbh.
Leaf blades about 3-7 x 1-3 cm. Lateral veins scarcely visible on the upper surface but forming inconspicuous loops or an intramarginal vein very close to the margin. Small oil dots visible with a lens. Stipules absent but scars resembling stipular scars are visible on the twigs between the petioles. Petiole grooved on the upper surface.
Inflorescences shorter than the leaves. Flowers small, petals about 2 mm long. Stamens eight, anthers with a long spur at the base and a raised gland on the spur on the opposite side to the filament attachment.
Cotyledons +/- semiorbicular, 16-20 x 15-30 mm, shortly petiolate. Cotyledonary stipules usually visible. Hypocotyl winged. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves linear, narrowly elliptic or elliptic, glabrous. Stipules usually visible or stipule-like structures visible. Seed germination time 20 to 63 days.