Sindora beccariana Baker ex de
Wit, Bull. Bot. Gard. Buiten. ser. 3, 18 (1949)
Named after O. Beccari [1843-1920], an Italian botanist.
Sindora beccariana, Sindora velutina and Sindora wallichii
might all form one species.
Emergent tree up to 57 m tall and 130 cm dbh. Stipules dropped early. Leaves
alternate, compound, leaflets opposite, penni-veined with conspicuous reticulate
network of tertiary veins, hairy below, leaf apex pointed. Flowers ca. 7 mm
diameter, green-yellowish?, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 85 mm long,
green-blue-black, flattened, spiny pods.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1000 m
altitude. On hillside and ridges with sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests
usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The wood is used for furniture.
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-, Central-, and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Angi, Anggi suda kura, Merjang, Sasundur, Sepatir, Sepetir, Sinampar, Sindur,