Planchonia grandis Ridl.,
J. Str. Br. Roy. As. Soc. 61 (1912)
Latin for 'large', referring to the habit.
Mid-canopy tree up to 36 m tall and 100 cm dbh. Stipules dropped early.
Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, drying dark reddish-brown to
black. Flowers ca. 60 mm diameter, green-white, with many protruding stamens,
placed in short spikes. Fruits ca. 50 mm long, green, fleshy capsules with
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and coastal forests up to 400 m altitude.
In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sabah, West-, Central, South- and
Borneo: Kawi, Putat.