Memecylon floridum Ridl.,
J. Straits Branch Roy. As. Soc. 79 (1918)
Latin for 'richly flowering'.
Sub-canopy tree up to 26 m tall and 29 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
opposite, simple, penni-veined, tertiary venation faint, glabrous. Flowers ca. 2
mm diameter, white, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 12 mm long, blue,
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 200 m altitude. On sandy
soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Nuteh, Obah.