Polyosma latifolia Schltr.,
Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 52 (1911)
Latin for 'broad leaved'.
Sub-canopy tree up to 25 m tall and 32 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
opposite, simple, penni-veined, densely hairy undersurface. Flowers ca. 13 mm
diameter, white-yellow, placed in racemes. Fruits ca. 7 mm diameter, red-blue,
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, swamp, coastal, keranga and sub-montane
forests up to 1100 m altitude. On alluvial sites and hillsides with sandy soils,
but also on clay. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Bedaru, Nyabukok.