Glochidion kerangae Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 27 (1972)

Latin for 'keranga', i.e. growing in keranga/heath forests.

Understorey tree up to 16 m tall and 29 cm dbh. Stipules small. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, venation sometimes inconspicuous, glabrous, thick leathery. Flowers ca. 6 mm diameter, white-yellowish, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 4 mm long, pink-reddish, dehiscent capsules, seeds with red aril.

In undisturbed keranga and swamp forests up to 200 m altitude. Mostly on sandy hillsides. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Kubamban, Kuling-kuling, Obah.