Memecylon durum Cogn.,
in DC., Monogr. Phaner. 7 (1891)
Latin for 'hard'.
Memecylon globosum Bakh.f.
Understorey tree up to 19 m tall and 30 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
opposite, simple, penni-veined, tertiary venation vaint, glabrous. Flowers ca. 5
mm diameter, white-pink-purplish, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 14 mm
long, purple, berries.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1200 m
altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges with clay to sandy soils. In secondary
forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Borneo (Sarawak, East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Nipis kulit, Telor, Tema.