Elaeocarpus beccarii DC,
Bull. Herb. Boiss. Ser. II, iii
Named after O. Beccari [1843-1920], an Italian botanist who collected
many plants in Borneo.
Elaeocarpus nitens Knuth.
Elaeocarpus oxyadenius Warb.
Mid-canopy tree up to 33 m tall and 59 cm dbh. Stipules dropped early.
Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, usually glabrous, long petioles, margin
not to inconspicuously toothed. Flowers ca. 12 mm in diameter, white-yellow,
petals with fimbriate margin, placed in racemes. Fruit ca. 20 mm long, green,
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1500 m
altitude. Mostly on ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a
pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Fruits are edible.
Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, East-Kalimantan).