Santiria apiculata Benn. in Hook.f., Fl. Br. Ind. 1 (1875)

Latin for 'pointed'.

Canarium parciflorum Ridl.
Santiria beccarii Engl. in DC
Santiria brachystachys Ridl.
Santiria glabra Merr.
Santiria lagunensis Merr.
Santiria minutiflora Ridl.
Santiria pilosa Engl. in DC
Santiria rubra Ridl.
Santiria teijsmannii Engl. in DC

Sub-canopy tree up to 29 m tall and 28 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 2.5 mm in diameter, yellow-creamish, placed in small panicles. Fruits ca. 13 mm long, pinkish-red-purple, fleshy drupes, with oblique base.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp to sub-montane forests up to 1700 m altitude. Mostly growing on hillsides and ridges on clayey to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The timber is used for rifle butts and house construction.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, East-Kalimantan), Philippines, Celebes and the Moluccas.

Local names
Borneo: Adat, Burajang, Ila niambung, Kedongdong, Kerasah, Magkulat, Mopuot, Pelajah bukit, Sabang ribut, Seladah.