|Etymology||Genus||After George Finlayson, a surgeon and naturalist|
|Species||Reverse egg-shaped; referring to the leaf shape|
|Common Names||Kalak Kambing, Oyod Kambing|
|Status||Native: Critically Endangered|
|Native Distribution||Bay of Bengal, through Southeast Asia to Moluccas, and Australia (Northern Territory)|
Finlaysonia obovata is found exclusively in mangroves. The leaves are oppositely arranged, normally obovate (sometimes elliptic) in shape, with distinct secondary and tertiary veins on the underside, as well as having reddish petioles (though not always). White sap is produced after breaking the leaves, a feature typical of the family.
Kalak Kambing is a woody climber.
Obovate leaves, with distinct secondary and tertiary veins, and red petiole.
Stem turns woody with age.
The flowers are small and fluffy.
Paired fruits with ridges and pointy ends.
Fruit split to disperse flattened seeds.