Magnolia lasia Noot.,
Blumea 32 (1987)
Latin for 'densely hairy or spiny'.
Sub-canopy tree up to 29 m tall and 32 cm dbh. Stipules long, densely hairy,
leaving ring scar around twig when dropped. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined,
tertiary venation conspicuously reticulate, glabrous. Flowers ca.108 mm
diameter, yellow-cream, placed solitary on long hairy stalk. Fruits ca. 125 mm
long, green-yellow, syncarps. Seeds remaining attached to the central fruit axis
In undisturbed to slightly disturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga and sub-montane
forests up to 1200 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges with sandy soils.
In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Chempaca hutan, Talal umar.