Parishia sericea Ridl.,
Kew Bull. (1933)
(Latin for 'silk like')
Upper canopy tree up to 45 m tall and 60 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, compound, leaflets penni-veined, usually glabrous. Flowers ca. 9 mm
in diameter, yellow-red coloured, placed in long panicles. Fruits winged nuts
with a ca. 15 mm long nut and 135 mm long, yellowish wings.
Undisturbed lowland forests up to 850 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and
ridges. Also found on ultrabasic soils. In secondary forests usually present as
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah and East Kalimantan).
Borneo: Layang layang; Upi.