Xanthophyllum ecarinatum Chodat, Bull. Herb. Boiss. 4 (1896)
Latin for 'not keeled', referring to the flower.
Xanthophyllum kalimantanum Meijden
Sub-canopy tree up to 22 m tall and 38 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 13 mm diameter,
white-yellowish, placed solitary or in unbranched inflorescence. Fruits ca. 65
mm diameter, green-yellow, many seeded berries. Seeds in pulp.
In undisturbed to slightly disturbed (open) mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane
forests up to 1300 m altitude. On hillsides and ridges, but also along rivers
and streams. On clay soils. In secondary forests usually present as a
The fruits are edible.
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Buah uco, Minyak beruk, Nyalin.