Drepananthus magnificus (Diels) Survesw. & R.M.K.Saunders, Taxon 59: 1731 (2010)

(Latin for 'magnificent')

Cyathocalyx magnificus Diels

Sub-canopy tree up to 24 m tall and 26 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, usually large and quite hairy. Flowers with ca. 23 cm long petals, green-white-yellowish, placed solitary or in few flowered bundles. Fruitlets ca. 25 mm long, green with brownish hairs, placed in apocarp, each fruitlet with several seeds.

Undisturbed forests up to 1350 m altitude. Quite often found on or near limestone areas. Usually on hillsides and ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Pendok; Penduk jugam.