Ochreinauclea maingayi (Hook.f.) Ridsdale, Blumea 24, 2 (1978)

Named after A.C. Maingay [1836-1869], a British physician.

Bancalus maingayi (Hook.f.) O.K.
Nauclea maingayi Hook.f.
Sarcocephalus maingayi Havil.

Upper canopy tree up to 43 m tall and 125 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 14 mm long, pointed to rounded. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter, greenish, with corolla tube, placed in globose flower head. Fruits ca. 44 mm diameter, green-yellow-brown, fruits fused into compact fruiting body.

In Un disturbed to slightly disturbed (open) mixed dipterocarp and swamp forests up to 400 m altitude. On alluvial swampy sites, also often along rivers and streams. On sandy soils, also on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The fruits are edible.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Bangkal, Empitat, Linpor, Tepong.