Uvaria glabra Span.
Spanoghe, J.B. (1841), Prodromus Florae Timorensis. Linnaea 15: 162. Type: Indonesia, Timor, Spanoghe s.n. Holo: L.
Grows into a tree-top vine, stem diameters to 4 cm recorded. Blaze marked by cream granular stripes and brown fibrous stripes. Vascular rays in the wood rather narrow, more noticeable in cross sections of the bark.
Leaf blades about 5.5-12 x 3-6 cm, petioles about 0.3-0.6 cm long. Oil dots very small, just visible with a lens. Oak grain in the twigs. Twig bark strong and fibrous when stripped. Tendrils are modified branches.
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First leaves ovate to elliptic, apex acute, base obtuse, underside of the leaf blade sparsely hairy. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade elliptic, apex acute, base obtuse, midrib depressed on the upper surface, underside sparsely clothed in hairs. Terminal buds and stems densely clothed in rusty brown hairs. Seed germination time 81 to 83 days.