Millettia borneensis Adema,
Blumea 45 (2000)
Latin for 'from Borneo'.
Upper canopy tree up to 46 m tall and 119 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 4.5 mm long.
Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets opposite, penni-veined, slightly hairy, sometimes
whitish below. Flowers ca. 10 mm diameter, blue-purple, placed in racemes.
Fruits ca. 70 mm long, green, flattened pods.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp or swamp forests up to 100 m altitude.
Growing along rivers on sandy soils, but also on limestone. In secondary forests
usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West- and
Borneo: Babai, Biansu, Binsu, Marbahai, Merbatrai, Tongudou.