Miliusa macropoda Miq.,
Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi ii. 40 (1865)
(Latin for 'long feet')
Trees up to 35 m tall, 45 cm diameter. Twigs hairy, but losing hairs when older. Leaves alternate, simple, elliptic to ovate,
4.5–23 by 2.5–9 cm, base unequal, acute to rounded, sometimes emarginate, apex acuminate. Inflorescences 1(-2) flowered,
peduncles 7–25 by 1 mm. Flowers smell like fermented rice, white-yellow-pinkish-purple, pedicels 55–330 by 0.7–1.5 mm,
sepals broadly triangular, free, 1.2–1.5 by 1.2–2 mm,
outer petals triangular, 1.5–2.5 by 1–1.5 mm, apex slightly curved, inner petals ovate, 0.8–1.5 by 0.5–1 cm.
Carpels 50–80, narrowly flask-shaped, 1.5–2.3 by 0.4–0.8 mm, scattered to sparsely strigose; stigma capitate to
club-shaped, 0.5–1 by 0.5–1 mm, glabrous or cobwebbed; ovules 5–7(–10), lateral, uniseriate. Monocarps brown-reddish, 11–43, subglobose
to cylindrical to transversely elliptic, 1–3 by 0.8–1.2 cm, apiculate (c. 1 mm); stipe 15–44 by 1.5–3 mm.
Seed(s) (1–)3–6, elliptical with one or two sides flattened, 5–12 by 4–8 mm, pericarp 1–1.5 mm thick.
Primary forest or remnant tree in secondary forest, up to 400 m elevation. Soil: Sandstone, limestone, loam.
Location: Hillsides to low flat country; near riverbanks or in periodically inundated areas. Flowering and fruiting:
Throughout the year.
Malaysia: Pisang Pisang.