Xylopia dehiscens (Blanco)
Merr., Philipp. Bureau For. Bull. 1 (1903)
(Latin for 'splitting open', referring to the fruits)
Emergent tree up to 51 m tall and 78 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers with ca. 27 mm long very narrow petals,
yellow, placed on twigs. Fruitlets ca. 34 mm long, red, placed in apocarp,
In undisturbed forests up to 250 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and
ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Borneo (Sabah and East-Kalimantan) and the Philippines.