Stelechocarpus cauliflorus (Scheff.) Fries, Ark. Bot. 3 (1953)

(Latin for 'flowers on the stem')

Sageraea cauliflora Scheff.
Sageraea nitida Finet & Gagnep.

Sub-canopy tree up to 22 m tall and 41 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers with ca. 9 mm long petals, pink-brown, placed on the stem. Fruitlets ca. 32 mm long, brown-purple, placed in apocarp, fruitlets fleshy, often covered with ants.

In undisturbed forests up to 500 m altitude. Usually on limestone hillsides and ridges, occasionally also on sandy-loam soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo (Sarawak, West- and East-Kalimantan).