Gnetum kerstingii K.Schum. & Lauterb.
Gnetum macrocarpum Becc.
Gnetum moluccense H.Karst. ex Markgr.
Gnetum ovalifolium H.Karst.
Gnetum rumphianum Becc.
Gnetum verrucosum H.Karst.
Gnetum wrayi Gamble
Gnetum gnemonoides is an evergreen, climbing plant with woody, twining stems.
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of fibre.
This species can be found in a range of ecoregions with habitats under varying degrees of threat. Even if the habitat loss is severe in some regions the species is probably not uncommon in much of its range and is not considered to be in danger of becoming extinct in the near future. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines to New Guinea and the Bismarck Archipelago
A forest species that occurs in primary and disturbed tropical lowland and hill rainforest. It prefers sites close to a river, but can also be found on moderate slopes and ridges[
]. Found at low elevations up to 300 metres[
|Conservation Status||Least Concern
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Found in the wild on clayey as well as sandy soils[
]. Species in this genus usually prefer a position in light to deep shade, growing best in a moist but well-drained, humus-rich soil[
A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
Fruit - cooked[
Leaves - cooked and used as a vegetable[
The fibre of the stem can be used to produce rope[
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