Microcos cinnamomifolia Burret, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 9: 770. (1926)
Latin for 'leaves similar to those of Cinnamomum', a genus in the Lauraceae family.
Grewia cinnamomifolia (Burret) Stapf ex P.S. Ashton
Mid-canopy tree up to 31 m tall and 42 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 1 mm long,
dropped early. Leaves alternate, simple, tripli-veined, with basal secondary
veins running along the whole length of the leaf, glabrous, conspicuous domatia
in the secondary vein axils at the leaf base. Flowers ca. 6 mm diameter, yellow,
placed in racemes to panicles. Fruits ca. 12 mm long, yellow-orange-red, drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and keranga forests up to 800 m altitude.
On hillsides and ridges with sandy soils, but also on clay and limestone. In
secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Bangkinang babi, Bunsi, Hapuak, Manis, Palsumpit, Peradang, Sireh-sireh.