Durio macrophyllus (King) Ridl., Fl. Malay. Penin. i. 264 (1922)
Latin for 'large leaves'.
Durio testudinarius var. macrophyllus King
Large trees. Stipules present, but soon falling. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, narrow shaped, undersurface
golden-brown with clearly visible scales. Flowers large, white, with epicalyx, placed on raised bumps at the base of the stem. Fruits ca. 70 mm long,
yellow-orange, capsule with short spines, seeds completely enclosed by aril.
In mixed dipterocarp forests. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.