Scutinanthe brunnea Thwaites
in Hook.f., J. Bot. Kew. Misc. 8 (1856)
Latin for 'brown'.
Canarium brunneum Beddome
Garuga brunnea March.
Mid-canopy tree up to 40 m tall and 80 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound,
penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 6 mm in diameter, yellow, placed in
panicles. Fruits ca. 53 mm long, yellow, fleshy drupes with rather large
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1200 m altitude. Growing
throughout the forest, from alluvial sites to hillsides and ridges on sandy to
clayey soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant
Timber is locally used. Fruits are eaten.
Sri Lanka, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah,
Borneo: Kedongdong, Nytoh.