Polyalthia chrysotricha Ridl.

Latin for 'with golden hairs', referring to the dense indument of the plant.

Understorey tree up to 20 m tall and 25 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined with pronounced venation. All parts covered with short dense hairs. Flowers with long petals, yellowish-grey. Fruitlets placed in apocarp.

In undisturbed lowland and montane forests. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant. On the IUCN red list.

Peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.