Sterculia stipulata Korth., Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 1 (1848)

Latin for 'stipules or stalks', referring to the large stipules.

Clompanus stipulata Kuntze

Understorey tree up to 14 m tall and 17 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 22 mm long. Leaves crowded at twig tips, alternate, simple, penni-veined, hairy lower surface. Flowers ca. 14 mm diameter, white-yellow-pink-red, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 94 mm long, red, dehiscent capsules with black seeds.

In undisturbed to slightly disturbed (open sites) mixed dipterocarp forests up to 600 m altitude. Usually on alluvial sites near or along rivers and streams, but also on ridges. Mostly on clay soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Borneo, Philippines, Celebes.

Local names
Borneo: Kau hondot, Kelumpang, Mos kiuh.