Tree up to 30 m tall, hemi-epiphytic or (secondarily?) terrestrial. internal hairs absent. Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 1-2.5 cm long, minutely white puberulous and with dark brown hairs, subpersistent or caducous. Ovary reddish to whitish.
Asia-Tropical:, Borneo ‒ present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia ‒ present); Thailand (Thailand ‒ present) Western: present
Thailand; in Malesia: Sumatra (western), Malay Peninsula, Borneo.
This species differs from F. retusa, in which it was included as var. borneensis, e.g., in the longer petioles, the conspicuously prominent tertiary venation, the ± impressed lateral veins, the often acuminate apex of the lamina, and the often subpersistent stipules.