Santiria grandiflora Kalkman,
Blumea 7 (1954)
Latin for 'large flowers'.
Upper canopy tree up to 47 m tall and 74 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound,
penni-veined, very large leaflets. Flowers ca. 6 mm in diameter, placed in
panicles. Fruits ca. 16 mm long, red turning purple, fleshy drupes with oblique
in mixed dipterocarp forests up to 200 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and
ridges on sandy soils, but also found on alluvial sites. In secondary forest
usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The fruits are edible.
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Kedongdong, Keromoh, Seladah.