Cleistanthus oblongifolius (Roxb.) Mull.Arg., Prodr. 15(2): 506 (1866)

Latin for 'with elongate leaves'.

Amanoa chartacea Baill. ex Mull.Arg. [Invalid]
Bridelia attenuata Wall. ex Voigt [Invalid]
Bridelia chartacea Wall. [Invalid]
Bridelia oblongifolius (Roxb.) Hook. & Arn.
Cleistanthus apiculatus C.B.Rob.
Cleistanthus castus S.Moore
Cleistanthus chartaceus Mull.Arg.
Cleistanthus cupreus Vidal
Cleistanthus mindanaensis C.B.Rob.
Cleistanthus misamisensis C.B.Rob.
Cleistanthus myrianthus (Hassk.) Kurz
Cleistanthus myrianthus subsp. attenuatus Jabl.
Cleistanthus myrianthus var. concinnus Airy Shaw
Cleistanthus myrianthus subsp. cupreus (Vidal) Jabl.
Cleistanthus myrianthus forma ovalis Jabl.
Cleistanthus myrianthus forma scortechinii Jabl.
Cleistanthus myrianthus var. spicatus Airy Shaw
Cleistanthus pseudocanescens Elmer
Cleistanthus pseudomyrianthus Jabl. in Engl.
Cleistanthus pseudo-cinereus Airy Shaw
Clutia oblongifolia Roxb.
Kaluhaburunghos chartaceus (Mull.Arg.) Kuntze
Kaluhaburunghos myrianthus (Hassk.) Kuntze
Kaluhaburunghos nanopetalus Kuntze
Kaluhaburunghos oblongifolius (Roxb.) Kuntze
Nanopetalum myrianthus Hassk.

Mid-canopy tree up to 31 m tall and 48 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 1 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous to brownish-red hairy below, often with slightly cordate base. Flowers ca. 2.5 mm diameter, green-browninsh, placed in axillary bundles or short racemes. Fruits ca. 10 mm long, yellow-brown-pinkish, dehiscent, 3-lobed capsules.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 700 m altitude. Usually on alluvial sites, but also on hillsides and ridges. Mostly on sandy soils, but also on clay and limestone.

India, Birma, Andaman Islands, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Philippines, Celebes, Moluccas, New Guinea, Solomon Islands, northern Australia.

Local names
Borneo: Jari, Jari-jari, Karipag, Mempening, Pala beriak, Surong apice.