Lepisanthes divaricata (Radlk.) Leenh., Blumea 17 (1969)
Latin for 'spreading'.
Otophora divaricata Radlk.
Otophora lunduensis Radlk.
Otophora macrocarpa Ridl.
Otophora pyramidalis Radlk.
Understorey tree up to 13 m tall and 17 cm dbh. Stipules absent, but
pseudo-stipules present (i.e. leaf-like appendage at leaf base instead of on
twig). Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca.
5 mm diameter, red-purplish, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 25 mm diameter,
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga, swamp, coastal (mangrove) and
sub-montane forests up to 1000 m altitude. Often on alluvial sites and along
rivers and streams, but also on hillsides. Usually on clay soils. In secondary
forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Borneo (Sarawak, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Kekepal, Raramba, Sala-sala.