Pteleocarpa lamponga (Miq.)
Bakh. ex Heyne, Nutt. Pl. Ned. Ind. ed. 2, ii. (1927)
Named after a District in South Sumatra.
Dodonaea lamponga Miq.
Pteleocarpa longistyla Becc.
Pteleocarpa malaccensis Oliv.
Mid-canopy tree up to 37 m tall and 50 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 8 mm diameter, yellow to red,
placed in terminal panicles. Fruits ca. 40 mm in diameter, green-yellowish,
broadly winged, wind dispersed, flattened.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga and secondary forests up to 1500 m
altitude. Mostly on hillsides and ridges, but also along rivers and in swamps.
Most common on sandy soils, but occasionally also on ultramafic and limestone
Ornamental tree. Timber used for house construction.
Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei,
Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Gandap, Kuningan, Magandungo, Mentugal, Randa, Tubolo.