Maranthes corymbosa Bl., Bijdr. (1825)

Latin for 'corymb', referring to the form of the inflorescence.

Chrysobalanus ciliatus Korth. ex Miq.
Exitelia corymbosa (Bl.) Bl.
Exitia multiflora (Korth.) Walp.
Ferolia corymbosa (Bl.) O.Ktze
Ferolia griffithiana (Benth.) O.Ktze
Ferolia minutiflora Kuntze [Invalid]
Ferolia salicifolia (Presl) O.Ktze
Grymania salicifolia Presl
Maranthes multiflora Korth.
Maranthes speciosa Korth. ex Miq.
Parinarium corymbosum (Bl.) Miq.
Parinarium griffithianum Benth. in Hook.f.
Parinarium maranthes Bl.
Parinarium multiflorum (Korth.) Miq.
Parinarium palauense Kanehira
Parinarium racemosum Vidal
Parinarium salicifolium (Presl) Miq.
Petrocarya griffithiana (Benth.) Miers
Petrocarya maranthes (Blume) Miers [Illegitimate]
Polyalthia pulchrinervia Boerl.

Mid-canopy tree up to 40 m tall and 90 cm dbh. Stipules early dropped. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, with two conspicuous basal glands in the margin at the base. Flowers ca. 10 mm in diameter, white-pink, placed in corymbose-panicles. Fruits ca. 35 mm long, fleshy drupe.

In mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1700 m altitude. Often along rivers and on alluvial sites, but also common on hillsides and ridges on sandy soils, but also quite often found on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The timber is used for house building and posts. The fruit is edible.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, Cantral-, South- and East-Kalimantan), Philippines, Celebes, Moluccas, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Australia, western Pacific.

Local names
Borneo: Bangkawan, Bansissian, Bonsissian, Buenza, Kajebabu, Kayu batu, Kayu kambang, Kembang batu, Merbatu, Nyalin laat, Obah, Potang.