Garcinia microcarpa Pierre, Fl. Forest. Conchinch. 5

Latin for 'small fruits'.

Sub-canopy tree up to 29 m tall and 23 cm dbh. Stem with white to yellow latex. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, venation inconspicuous. Flowers ca. 10 mm diameter, yellowish, placed in leaf axils. Fruits ca. 21 mm diameter, green, fleshy berry, seeds with aril.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp to submontane forests up to 1200 m altitude. Common along riversides and on hillsides and ridges with sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The fruits are edible.

Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Kandis.