|Etymology||Genus||Grass (Agro) spike (stachys), probably referring to its flowering spikes|
|Species||Borneo (probably first described from)|
|Synonyms||Agrostistachys longifolia (Wight) Benth., Agrostistachys latifolia (Hook.f.) Pax & K.Hoffm.|
|Common Names||Leaf Litter Plant, Jenjulong|
|Form||Short tree or shrub|
|Native Distribution||Sumatra, Singapore, Borneo, and Peninular Malaysia|
Agrostistachys borneensis is a very common short tree found in the understorey of Bukit Timah and Central Catchment Nature Reserves. The form is very distinct, being short (normally below 3 meters), lacking branches, and with large leaves densely arranged in a rosette near the apex.
Form of the Leaf Litter Plant.
The flowers are borne on spikes on the top of the plant.
Collection of dead litter among its rosette of leaves.
The flowers at close up.
3-lobed Capsular fruits.