Garcinia riedeliana Pierre, Fl. Forest. Conchinch. 5

Named after J.G.F. Riedel [1832-1911], a Dutch governor in Indonesia and plant collector.

Description
Sub-canopy tree up to 27 m tall and 24 cm dbh. Stem with white to yellow latex. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, venation inconspicuous. Flowers ca. 15 mm diameter, yellow?, placed in leaf axils. Fruits ca. 24 mm diameter, fleshy berries, seeds with aril.

Ecology
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1100 m altitude.

Distribution
Borneo.

Local names
Borneo: Manggis hutan.