Alangium longiflorum Merr., Philip. J. Sci. Bot.
(Latin for 'long flowers')
Alangium hirsutum Bloemb.
Alangium lamarckii Thwaites
Alangium longifolium Merr.
Alangium salvifolium subsp. hexapetalum sensu Merr.
Alangium octopetalum Vidal [Illegitimate]
Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 72 cm dbh. Twigs and leaves hairy.
Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, tripli-veined, base sometimes
conspicuously oblique. Flowers white, ca. 20 mm in diameter, placed in small panicles in leaf axils, long and narrow
petals curved downward, exposing stamens. Fruits
ca. 17 mm in length, red to blackish coloured fleshy drupes.
Mainly in undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests. In secondary forest usually present as a pre-disturbance
remnant tree. Growing along rivers, on hillsides and ridges, up to 1500 m
altitude (78% of collections from 0-500 m; 22% from 1000-1500 m).
Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, East- and West-Kalimantan), Philippines and