Sageraea lanceolata Miq.,
Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 2 (1865)
(Latin for 'lancet-shaped')
Sageraea glabra Merr.
Mid-canopy tree up to 38 m tall and 48 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers with ca. 4 mm long petals,
white-yellow, placed on twigs. Fruitlets ca. 24 mm long, red, placed in apocarp,
fruitlets fleshy, 4-5-seeded.
Undisturbed lowland forests up to 600 m altitude. Quite often also present
in secondary (logged) forests, usually as a pre-disturbance remnant. Mostly on
hillsides and ridges with sandy-loam soils, occasionally on limestone.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, South- and
East-Kalimantan), Philippines and Celebes.
Borneo: Djanlot; Kayu arang balik; Kayu malam; Madam; Sawako; Semukau.