Elaeocarpus beccarii DC, Bull. Herb. Boiss. Ser. II, iii

Named after O. Beccari [1843-1920], an Italian botanist who collected many plants in Borneo.

Elaeocarpus nitens Knuth.
Elaeocarpus oxyadenius Warb.

Mid-canopy tree up to 33 m tall and 59 cm dbh. Stipules dropped early. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, usually glabrous, long petioles, margin not to inconspicuously toothed. Flowers ca. 12 mm in diameter, white-yellow, petals with fimbriate margin, placed in racemes. Fruit ca. 20 mm long, green, fleshy drupe.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1500 m altitude. Mostly on ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Fruits are edible.

Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Perdu.