Myristica globosa subsp. muelleri (Warb.) W.J.de Wilde
Wilde, W.J.J.O. de (1994) Blumea 38(2): 367.
Nutmeg, Queensland; Queensland Nutmeg
Leaf blades variable in size, about 7-20 cm x 2-8 cm, petioles glabrous and about 6-15 mm long. Small oil dots visible with a lens. Young shoots and terminal buds clothed in prostrate, rusty brown hairs. Leaf blade paler or brownish on the underside. Petiole channelled on the upper surface. Lateral veins slightly depressed on the upper surface and usually forming loops inside the blade margin. Reticulate venation usually contrasting in colur from leaf surface and brown.
Male flowers in fascicles or on woody tubercles; pedicel 3-4.5 mm long; calyx oblong or narrowly ellipsoidal in bud, 5-6 mm long, 2.2-2.5 mm wide, densely brown tomentose on outside, glabrescent; calyx lobes 1.2-2 mm long, erect or spreading; androphore pubescent at base. Female flowers in fascicles of up to 6: pedicel 0.6-1.5 mm long; calyx ovoid, 3.5-4.5 mm long, 2.5-3.5 mm wide, brown-tomentose outside; calyx lobes 1.2-1.7 mm long, spreading or recurved; ovary densely tomentose.
Often able to be distinguished by the contrasting colour of the tertiary reticulate venation.