Gnemon neglecta (Blume) Kuntze
Thoa neglecta (Blume) Doweld
Gnetum neglectum is a small, evergreen, climbing plant with woody, twining stems[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
This species has a restricted range and its preferred habitat is lowland to hill forest, a habitat that is threatened by commercial logging and the establishment of palm oil and rubber plantations and classified as vulnerable. The plant is classified as 'Near Threatened' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2013)[
Southeast Asia - Borneo, found all over the island, but mainly in the northeast.
Shady lowland and hill rainforests at elevations up to about 1,000 metres. It has been reported from mixed dipterocarp and Agathis forests on hill sides, but mostly along rivers in primary and secondary forests[
]. Swampy rain forests[
|Conservation Status||Near Threatened
Found wild over sandstone and shale, and on podsolised white sand terraces[
]. 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 - roasted[
]. This report probably refers to the seed[
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