Mastixia rostrata Bl.,
Mus. Bot. 1 (1850)
Latin for 'beaked'.
Mastixia caudatifolia Merr.
Mastixia cuspidata var. margarethae Hall.
Mastixia junghuniana Miq.
Mastixia margarethae Wangerin
Sub-canopy trees up to 30 m tall and 50 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, usually with very long narrow drip tip. Flowers
ca. 3 mm in diameter, yellowish, placed in branched inflorescences. Fruits ca.
23 mm long, bluish-purple-black, fleshy drupe.
In mixed dipterocarp and submontane forests up to 1900 m altitude. On
hillsides and ridges with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a
pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo (Sarawak,
Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan), Philippines.
Borneo: Patoli entelit.