Alseodaphne elmeri Merr.,
Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 15 (1929)
Named after A.D.E. Elmer [1870-?], an American botanist.
Rather similar to Dehaasia incrassata (Jack) Kosterm.
Sub-canopy tree up to 30 m tall and 62 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter,
green-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 21 mm diameter, blue-purple, fleshy
drupe on swollen red fruit stalk.
In undisturbed to slightly disturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 200 m
altitude. Usually on ridges, but also found on alluvial sites. On sandy soils.
In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central-, South- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Lalan, Medang, Medang rumahan.