Garcinia benthami Pierre, Fl. Forest. Conchinch.

Named after G. Bentham [1800-1884], a British botanist.

Garcinia ferrea Pierre

Understorey tree up to 18 m tall and 16 cm dbh. Stem with yellow latex. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, venation inconspicuous. Flowers ca. 28 mm diameter, yellow-red, placed in leaf axils. Fruits ca. 30 mm diameter, yellow-red, fleshy berry, seeds with aril.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 500 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

India and Sri Lanka to the Pacific. In Borneo found in Sarawak, Sabah, and East-Kalimantan.