Calophyllum lanigerum Miq., Fl. Ind. Bat. Suppl. 1(3) (1861)
Latin for 'woolly'.
Calophyllum austrocoriaceum T.C.Whitmore
Calophyllum frutescens Ridl.
Mid-canopy tree up to 38 m tall and 81 cm dbh. Stem with white to yellow
latex. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, secondary veins parallel and very
close together, midrib on lower surface hairy. Flowers ca. 15 mm diameter,
white. Fruits ca. 24 mm diameter, green-yellow, fleshy drupe.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga and coastal forests up to 800 m
altitude. Found mostly on hillsides and ridges with sandy soils. In secondary
forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Wood used for construction purposes, including boat building.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, West-, Central-,
South- and East-Kalimantan).