Gonystylus consanguineus Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 17 (1964)
Latin for 'similar blood', referring to its close relationship with Gonystylus affinis and Gonystylus borneensis.
Upper canopy tree up to 41 m tall and 55 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined but venation inconspicuous, hairy. Flowers ca.
14 mm diameter, brownish, placed in short panicles. Fruits ca. 44 mm diameter,
green-brown, dehiscent capsule, exposing seeds with white aril.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 400 m altitude. Mostly on
hillsides with sandy soils. Also on limestone. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
The fruits are used as fish poison.
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Bidaru, Ramin, Tempe-eng.