Garcinia celebica L., Herb. Amb. 7 (1754)
Latin for 'from Celebes' a large island in Central Indonesia.
Garcinia broewas Boerl.
Garcinia sintang Boerl.
Mid-canopy tree up to 36 m tall and 93 cm dbh. Stem with white to yellow
latex. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 22 mm
diameter, red, placed in leaf axils. Fruits ca. 35 mm diameter,
green-yellow-reddish, fleshy berry, seeds with aril.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp to sub-montane forests up to 1400 m
altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges. Also found on limestone. In secondary
forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Java, Borneo (Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan), Celebes, Moluccas, New
Guinea, northern Australia.
Borneo: Kalawet, Kandis, Kandis pulan, Manggis, Manggis hutan, Perda-perda, Sungkep.