Gymnanthes borneensis (Pax & K.Hoffm) Esser, Blumea 44 (1999)

Latin for 'from Borneo'.

Sebasiana borneensis Pax & K.Hoffm.
Sebastiana lanceifolia Steenis

Understorey tree up to 13 m tall and 17 cm dbh. Stilt roots. Stipules early dropped. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, whitish below, venation looping. Flowers ca. 1 mm diameter, yellowish-red, placed in axillary groups of racemes. Fruits ca. 16 mm diameter, yellow-pink-red, long stalked dehiscent capsules.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 400 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges with clay to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Kelampai.