Pertusadina eurhyncha (Miq.) Ridsdale, Blumea 24, 2 (1978)
Latin for 'with long beak'.
Adina minutiflora Val.
Adina rubescens Hemsl.
Nauclea oxyphylla Miq.
Uncaria eurhyncha Miq.
Emergent tree up to 64 m tall and 140 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 7 mm long, tip
with two points, dropped early. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous
to hairy. Flowers ca. 2 mm diameter, yellow, with corolla tube, placed in
globose flower head. Fruits ca. 8 mm diameter, greenish, composed of fused
In undisturbed to slightly disturbed (open) mixed dipterocarp and swamp
forests up to 900 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges with sandy soils.
In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Wood for general construction and as Firewood. Stems used as pillars.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah,
Borneo: Empopor, Kaliwayu, Kayu luang, Kepapa laut, Mengkaniab, Tandok.