Clerodendrum disparifolium Blume, Bijdr. Fl. Ned. Ind. (1826)

Latin for 'with unequal leaves'.

Clerodendrum eriosiphon Schauer
Clerodendrum obtusidens Miq.

Shrub up to 6 m tall and 5 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves opposite, simple, penni- to tripli-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 9 mm diameter, white-yellowish, with long corolla tube, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 7 mm diameter, blue-purple, drupes with contrasting bright red persistent calyx.

In undisturbed to slightly disturbed (open sites) mixed dipterocarp, keranga and peat-swamp forests up to 700 m altitude. Mostly along rivers and streams and on hillsides with sandy to clay soils, but also on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (throughout the island).

Local names
Borneo: Patah ayam, Petah ringan, Sipang.