Lepisanthes kinabaluensis Leenh., Blumea 17 (1969)
Latin for 'from Kinabalu', a mountain in Sabah.
Understorey tree up to 17 m tall and 20 cm dbh. Stipules absent, but
pseudo-stipules present (i.e. leaf-like appendages at the petiole base instead
of on the twig). Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets penni-veined, glabrous.
Flowers ca. 5 mm diameter, yellow-red-purple, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 22
mm diameter, yellow-orange, drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1800 m
altitude. Usually on hillsides. In secondary forests usually present as a
Borneo (Sabah, East-Kalimantan).