Xanthophyllum neglectum Meijden, Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 67 (1973)
Latin for 'neglected'.
Sub-canopy tree up to 25 m tall and 36 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 15 mm diameter,
white-yellow, placed in unbranched inflorescences. Fruits ca. 12 mm diameter,
green, drupes. Seeds with aril.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 300 m altitude. Usually on
alluvial sites with sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually present as
a pre-disturbance remnant.
The wood is locally used for axe handles.
Borneo (Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Jopiyon, Kejo telai, Minyak buruk, Telinga basing.