Ixora stenophylla (Korth.) Kuntze, Rev. Gen. Pl. (1891)
Latin for 'narrow leaves'.
Ixora acuminata (Korth.) Boerl. [Illegitimate]
Ixora boerlagei Merr.
Ixora neglecta Kuntze [Illegitimate]
Pavetta acuminata Korth.
Pavetta stenophylla Korth.
Shrub up to 9 m tall and 9 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 3 mm long, strongly pointed
(needle-like). Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 16
mm diameter, orange-red, with long corolla tube, flowers in panicles. Fruits ca.
9 mm diameter, red-purple, berries.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1400 m
altitude. On ridges and along rivers and streams. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Yayah hutan.