Sarcotheca diversifolia (Miq.) Hall.f., Med. Rijksherb. Leiden 1 (1911)

Latin for 'with unequal leaves'.

Connaropsis acuminata Pearson
Connaropsis diversifolia (Miq.) Kurz
Connaropsis grandiflora Ridl.
Rourea diversifolia Miq.
Santalodes diversifolium (Miq.) O.Kuntze
Sarcotheca acuminata (Pearson) Hall.f.
Sarcotheca subtriplinervis Hall.f.

Sub-canopy tree up to 30 m tall and 65 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets penni- to tripli-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 13 mm diameter, pink-violet-purple, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 19 mm long, green-yellow, fleshy drupes with persistent calyx and stamens at base.

In undisturbed to disturbed mixed dipterocarp and keranga forests up to 500 m altitude. Usually on hillsides with clay to sandy soils.

The wood is used for indoor construction. The fruits are edible.

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

Local names
Borneo: Asam, Belimbing bulat, Belimbing hutan, Buah piang, Buah picing, Iba jantan, Kadazan, Kandis, Kerapa-kerapa, Jiwang, Perapan macas, Piang, Tabaus, Tebarus, Tutong, Ubah gandis.