Endiandra kingiana Gamble,
Kew Bull. (1910)
Named after G. King [1840-1909], a British physician and botanist.
Sub-canopy tree up to 29 m tall and 54 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, densely hairy below. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter,
white, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 50 mm long, brown, stony drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 100 m altitude. On ridges.
Usually on sandy soils, but also on clay and limestone. In secondary forests
usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, East-Kalimantan), Celebes.