Popowia odoardi Diels,
Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11 (1931)
(Named after Odoardi Beccarii [1843-1920], an Italian botanist)
Understorey tree up to 11 m tall and 12 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, hairy undersurface. Flowers with ca. 4 mm long
petals, white-yellow, placed on twigs. Fruitlets ca. 14 mm long, red, placed in
apocarp, fruitlets fleshy, 1-seeded.
In undisturbed forests up to 530 m altitude. Usually in mixed dipterocarp
forest, but also found in keranga forest. Mostly on alluvial sites and river
banks, but also on hillsides. Rarely on limestone. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah and East-Kalimantan).