|Etymology||Genus||After Joesph Callery, a 19th century French missionary and botanist|
|Synonyms||Adinobotrys erianthus (Benth.) Dunn, Millettia eriantha Benth.|
|Common Names||Woolly Flower Callerya, Akar Pua|
|Status||Native: Critically Endangered|
|Native Distribution||Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo|
Callerya eriantha is a woody climber, found in our nature reserves. It has compound leaves that are opposite pinnate of 2-3 pairs, with a terminal leaflet. Each leaflet have a distinct drip-tip. The coppery red flowers are covered with golden hairs. The fruit pods are 1-seeded.
Along MacRitchie Reservoir boardwalk (2014).
Close-up showing the golden hairs covering the petals.