Magnolia borneensis Noot.,
Blumea 32 (1987)
Latin for 'from Borneo'.
Aromadendron borneensis Dandy ex Cockburn
Upper canopy tree up to 48 m tall and 138 cm dbh. Stipules large, leaving
circular scar around twig when dropped. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined,
tertiary venation conspicuously reticulate, glabrous. Flowers ca. 80 mm
diameter, white-yellowish, placed solitary. Fruits ca. 49 mm long,
green-yellow-pinkish, syncarps which split in loose carpels when ripe.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 2000 m
altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges with sandy to clay soils. In secondary
forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan), Philippines.
Borneo: Lekah, Talakuma.