Scutinanthe brunnea Thwaites in Hook.f., J. Bot. Kew. Misc. 8 (1856)

Latin for 'brown'.

Canarium brunneum Beddome
Garuga brunnea March.

Mid-canopy tree up to 40 m tall and 80 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 6 mm in diameter, yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 53 mm long, yellow, fleshy drupes with rather large persistent calyx.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1200 m altitude. Growing throughout the forest, from alluvial sites to hillsides and ridges on sandy to clayey soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Timber is locally used. Fruits are eaten.

Sri Lanka, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Kedongdong, Nytoh.