Erycibe borneensis (Merr.) Hoogl., Blumea 7 (1953)

Latin for 'from Borneo'.

Fissipetalum borneense Merr.

Shrub up to 8 m tall and 18 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 13 mm in diameter, white, petals lobed, placed in small axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 15 mm long, green-orange, fleshy drupe.

In mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1200 m altitude. Common on wet alluvial sites and dry hillsides and ridges. Both on clay and sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Fruit is eaten.

Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Lakee bue.