Santiria oblongifolia Bl.,
Mus. Bot. 1 (1850)
Latin for 'elongated leaves'.
Canarium eupteron Miq.
Canarium oblongifolium Miq.
Santiria caesia Engl. in DC
Santiria latifolia Stapf ex Ridl.
Santiria maingayi Benn. in Hook.f.
Emergent tree up to 54 m tall and 95 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound,
penni-veined, leaflets with rather long petiolules. Flowers ca. 3 mm in
diameter, white, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 14 mm long, purple, fleshy drupe
with oblique base.
In undisturbed dipterocarp and keranga forests up to 700 m altitude. Usually
on hillsides and ridges with clayey to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The timber is used for indoor construction. The fruits are edible.
Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei,
Sabah, West-, Central-, South- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Asem garunggang, Kayu kuning, Kedongdong, Merambang.