Tree up to 15 m, hemi-epiphytic (?) or terrestrial (?). internal hairs absent or present (few). Leaves spirally arranged; stipules 1.5-2.5 cm long, sparsely and minutely white puberulous, drying blackish, caducous, often involute when dry. Ovary partly red.
Asia-Tropical:, New Guinea ‒ present; Sulawesi (Sulawesi ‒ present)
New Guinea (and Celebes?).
1The basal bracts are free, basally connate or entirely fused (as in the type of F. patellata). 2A sterile collection from Celebes (Malili), Boschproefstation No. Cel/IV-15, might belong to this species.