Parinari canarioides Kosterm.,
New & Crit. Mal. Pl. 3 (1955)
Latin for 'similar to Canarium', a genus belonging to the
Upper canopy tree up to 45 m tall and 84 cm dbh. Stipules early dropped.
Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 11 mm in diameter,
white-yellow, placed in axillary panicles. Fruits ca. 29 mm long, brownish with
whitish dots, fleshy drupes.
In mixed dipterocarp and keranga forests up to 800 m altitude. Usually on
hillsides and ridges on clayey to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Timber is much used for various purposes. Fruit is edible.
Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan),
Borneo: Bunga, patjar.