|Etymology||Genus||Kneed or angled (Gonia) style (stylus)|
|Species||Confused; meaning it was easily mistaken for another species.|
|Native Distribution||Sumatra, Malaysia, Singapore|
Gonystylus confusus is a tree found native in our rain forests. The leaves are quite distinctive, being long and leathery, with a slight curl at the margins. The mid-vein is also raised at the back and the petiole is swollen.
A nice specimen at Mandai Track 7.
Leaf branch. Note the leathery leaves and light colour at the margins.
Leaves front and back. Note the raised mid-rib
Brown, globose fruit
Fruit, with skin peeled off.
Squirrel feeding on the fruit.