Elaeocarpus valetonii Hochr.,
Pl. Bogor Exsicc. (1904)
Named after T. Valeton [1855-1929], Dutch botanist, and director of Bogor
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
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah,
Borneo: Kungkurad, Peredu, Sengkurat, Tamang.