Dehaasia brachybotrys (Merr.)
Kosterm., Bot. Jahrb. 93 (1973)
Latin for 'with short racemes'.
Beilschmiedia brachybotrys Merr.
Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 54 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate to (sub)-opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 3.5 mm
diameter, white-pink, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 54 mm long, pale
yellow-brown, fleshy drupes on thickened bright red fruit stalk.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 500 m altitude. Usually on
alluvial sites and along rivers, but also on hillsides and ridges. Sandy to clay
soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Medang, Monompuru.