Elaeocarpus valetonii Hochr., Pl. Bogor Exsicc. (1904)

Named after T. Valeton [1855-1929], Dutch botanist, and director of Bogor Herbarium [1903-1913].

Elaeocarpus atrescens Knuth
Elaeocarpus longibarbatus Warb.

Mid-canopy tree up to 40 m tall and 70 cm dbh. Stipules dropped early. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, long petiole, glabrous to densely hairy lower surface, margin slightly toothed. Flowers ca. 11 mm in diameter, white-yellow, with fimbriate petal margins, placed in racemes. Fruits ca. 22 mm long, green, fleshy drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1600 m altitude. Found along riversides, hillsides and ridges, usually on sandy to clayey soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Kungkurad, Peredu, Sengkurat, Tamang.