Cyathocalyx carinatus (Ridl.)
Gard. Bull. Singapore (1955)
(Latin for 'keel shaped')
Drepananthus carinatus Ridl.
Mid-canopy tree up to 32 m tall and 63 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, usually large and quite hairy on lower surface.
Flowers ca. 55 mm in diameter, white-yellowish, ramiflorous, placed in small
bundles. Fruitlets ca. 20 mm long, yellow-brown, densely hairy, placed in an
apocarp, each fruitlet with several seeds.
Undisturbed forests up to 1100 m altitude. Often on hillsides and ridges,
but occasionally on alluvial soils. Also found in keranga forest and submontane
moss forest. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-,
Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Kayu kapok; Kayu rewoy; Pendok; Pendok jugam; Pisang-pisang; Selemo.