Rhysotoechia ramiflora Radlk., Sapind. Holl.-Ind. (1879)
Latin for 'twig flowers', i.e. with flowers on the twigs.
Rhysotoechia acuminata Radlk.
Rhysotoechia striata Radlk.
Shrub up to 6 m tall and 8 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate,
compound, leaflets penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 4 mm diameter,
white-yellow, placed in racemes to panicles. Fruits ca. 18 mm diameter,
orange-red, 3-lobed, dehiscent capsules. Seeds with yellow aril.
In undisturbed to slightly disturbed (open sites) mixed dipterocarp forest
up to 500 m altitude. Usually on alluvial sites and along rivers and streams,
but also on ridges. Often on limestone soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Borneo (East-Kalimantan), Philippines, Celebes.