Callicarpa involucrata Merr., J. As. Soc. Mal. 1 (1923)

Latin for 'enwrapped'.

Understorey tree up to 13 m tall and 8 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, margin entire to slightly toothed. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter, white, placed in panicles on the stem. Fruits ca. 4 mm diameter, red, drupes.

In regrowth forests and open sites in mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1200 m altitude.

Borneo (Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan).