Stelechocarpus cauliflorus (Scheff.)
Fries, Ark. Bot. 3 (1953)
(Latin for 'flowers on the stem')
Sageraea cauliflora Scheff.
Sageraea nitida Finet & Gagnep.
Sub-canopy tree up to 22 m tall and 41 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers with ca. 9 mm long petals, pink-brown,
placed on the stem. Fruitlets ca. 32 mm long, brown-purple, placed in apocarp,
fruitlets fleshy, often covered with ants.
In undisturbed forests up to 500 m altitude. Usually on limestone hillsides
and ridges, occasionally also on sandy-loam soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo (Sarawak, West- and