Carallia borneensis Oliver, in Hook.f. Ic. Pl. (1896)
Latin for 'from Borneo'.
Carallia mindanaensis (Merr.) Merr.
Sagittipetalum mindanaense Merr.
Sagittipetalum palawense Elmer
Sub-canopy tree up to 27 m tall and 52 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 15 mm long,
dropped early. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, leaf margin
toothed. Flowers ca. 5 mm diameter, white-yellowish, placed in branched
inflorescences. Fruits ca. 10 mm long, yellow-red, pulpy drupe.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga, coastal and sub-montane forests
up to 2000 m altitude. On ridges and hillsides, but also common on alluvial
sites and near or along rivers and streams. Usually on poor sandy to ultrabasic
soils, but also on clay and limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a
Borneo (throughout the island), Philippines, New Guinea.
Borneo: Karibas, Kemuning hutan, Kulit buaya, Panabaron, Rangu, Sabar buku.