Tetramerista glabra Miq., Fl. Ind. Bat. Suppl. (1861)
Latin for 'without hairs'.
Tetramerista crassifolia Hallier
Tetramerista montana Hallier
Mid-canopy tree up to 37 m tall and 68 cm dbh. Stipules absent, but young
leaves can be mistaken for large stipules at twig tip. Leaves crowded at twig
tips, alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 13 mm diameter,
green-yellowish, placed in panicles with umbell like clusters of flowers. Fruits
ca. 15 mm diameter, green-purplish, berry with 4-5 seeds in pulp.
In undisturbed mangrove, (peat)-swamp, mixed dipterocarp and keranga forests
up to 500 m altitude. In alluvial sites and along rivers with sandy to clay
soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The wood is used for fencing, planks, posts and fire wood.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-,
Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Amat, Anat, Antuyut, Entuyut, Kayu hujan, Kayu chelega, Kayu tangiran,
Lempunak, Miyopok, Punah, Punak, Putat dusun, Samondu, Suyut, Teripit, Tuyot,