Santiria rubiginosa Bl., Mus. Bot. 1 (1850)

Latin for 'rusty brown'.

Canarium planchonii King
Canarium rubiginosum Miq.
Icicaster planchonii Ridl.
Santiria havilandii Ridl.
Santiria lamprocarpa Laut.
Santiria minimiflora Ridl.
Santiria nana H.J. Lam
Santiria parviflora Engl. in DC
Santiria pedicellata Ridl.
Santiria planchonii Benn. in Hook.f.

Mid-canopy tree up to 45 m tall and 65 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound, penni-veined, quite similar to Santiria griffithii. Flowers ca. 3.5 mm in diameter, white, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 11 mm long, blue, fleshy drupes with oblique base.

In undisturbed forests up to 900 m altitude. Usually in freshwater swamps, peat swamps, and keranga forests, but also found in mixed dipterocarp forest. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The wood is used in general construction.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central-, South- and East-Kalimantan), New Guinea.

Local names
Borneo: Asam, babi kurus, Barempau, Batu, Bunjau, Buno putih, Kanculi, Kauwtjuli, Kedongdong, Kayu sat, Maniaran, Melangsat, Palai, Pangahuli, Pantung, Pelang, Salak gading, Tubulo, Upi, Utah.