Symplocos iliaspaiensis Noot., Blumea 31 (1986)
Named after Ilias Paie, a plant collector of the Sarawak Herbarium.
Very similar to Symplocos costatifructa and possibly a synonym of that species.
Sub-canopy tree up to 21 m tall and 45 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, margin entire to slightly toothed.
Flowers ca. 10 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in bundles or short racemes.
Fruits ca. 13 mm long (immature), whitish, drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forest up to 300 m altitude. On hillsides
with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah and East-Kalimantan).