Gonocaryum calleryanum (Baill.)
Becc., Malesia 1 (1877)
Named after J.M.M. Callery [1810-1862], an Italian missionary and plant
and animal collector.
Gonocaryum diospyrifolium Hayata
Gonocaryum tarlacense Vidal
Gonocaryum teijsmannianum Scheff.
Phlebocalymna calleryana Baill.
Shrub up to 3 m tall and 5 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate,
simple, tripli- to penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 2.5 mm diameter,
white-yellowish, with long corolla tube, placed in small racemes. Fruits ca. 27 mm long, blue-purple,
In undisturbed to slightly disturbed places in mixed dipterocarp forests up
to 200 m altitude. Along rivers, on hillsides and along roads. In heavily
disturbed forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Wood used for indoor construction. Used as a medicine against stomach
Taiwan, Borneo (South- and East-Kalimantan), Philippines, Celebes, Moluccas.