Prismatomeris glabra (Korth.) Val., in Winkler, Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 44 (1910)
Species name meaning 'without hairs'.
Coffea glabra Korth.
Coffea lepidophloia Miq.
Coffea neurophylla Miq.
Paracoffea lepidophloea (Miq.) Miq.
Prismatomeris lepidophloia (Miq.) Ridl.
Prismatomeris neurophylla (Miq.) Ridl.
Understorey tree up to 12 m tall and 22 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 5 mm long,
needle-like. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 11 mm
diameter, white-purplish, with long corolla tube, placed in loose flower heads (umbells).
Fruits ca. 7 mm diameter, green-white, berries.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and keranga forests up to 700 m altitude.
Usually on hillsides and ridges, but also along rivers and streams. On sandy to
clay soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (throughout the island).
Borneo: Abeh, Kopi hutan, Tulang ular, Ubah puteh.