Erycibe borneensis (Merr.)
Hoogl., Blumea 7 (1953)
Latin for 'from Borneo'.
Fissipetalum borneense Merr.
Shrub up to 8 m tall and 18 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined.
Flowers ca. 13 mm in diameter, white, petals lobed, placed in small axillary
bundles. Fruits ca. 15 mm long, green-orange, fleshy drupe.
In mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1200 m altitude. Common on wet alluvial
sites and dry hillsides and ridges. Both on clay and sandy soils. In secondary
forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Fruit is eaten.
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Lakee bue.