Neouvaria foetida (Maing. ex Hook.f. & Thomson) Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. (1939)

(Latin for 'bad smelling')

Popowia foetida Maing. ex Hook.f. & Thomson

Mid-canopy tree up to 32 m tall and 90 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, very hairy on lower surface. Flowers yellowish, rhamiflorous. Fruitlets ca. 61 mm long, brownish, hairy, placed in an apocarp.

Undisturbed forests up to 100 m altitude. Usually on hillsides. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Ampunjit.