Carallia brachiata (Lour.) Merr., Philip. J. Sc. 15 (1919)

Latin for 'branched'.

Baraldeia madagascariensis DC
Bruguiera nemorosa Blanco
Carallia arguta Koord. & Valet.
Carallia barraldeia W. & A.
Carallia calycina Benth.
Carallia celebica Blume
Carallia cerisopsifolia Miq.
Carallia ceylanica Arn.
Carallia confinis Blume
Carallia confinis var. latifolia Blume
Carallia confinis var. oxyodon Blume
Carallia confinis var. pauciflora Blume
Carallia corymbosa Wight ex Arn.
Carallia cuprea Ridl.
Carallia cuspidata Blume
Carallia floribunda Miq.
Carallia integerrima DC
Carallia integrifolia Graham
Carallia lanceaefolia Roxb.
Carallia lucida Roxb.
Carallia madagascariensis (DC) Tul.
Carallia multiflora Blume
Carallia scortechinii King
Carallia sinensis Arn.
Carallia spinulosa Ridl.
Carallia symmetrica Blume
Carallia timorensis Blume
Carallia viridiflora Ridl.
Demidofia nodosa Dennst.
Diatoma brachiata Lour.
Garcinia cymulosa Miq.
Karekandelia brachiata (Lour.) O.K.
Karekandelia calycina (Benth.) O.K.
Karekandelia celebica (Blume) O.K.
Karekandelia confinis (Blume) O.K.
Karekandelia cuspidata (Blume) O.K.
Karekandelia lanceaefolia (Roxb.) O.K.
Karekandelia multiflora (Blume) O.K.
Kare-kandel Rheede
Petalotoma brachiata DC
Stalagmites lamponga Miq.
Symmetria obovata Blume

Mid-canopy tree up to 39 m tall and 69 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 18 mm long, dropped early. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, leaf margin toothed. Flowers ca. 4 mm diameter, white-yellowish, placed solitary or in branched inflorescences. Fruits ca. 4 mm diameter, yellow-red, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga, and swamp forests up to 800 m altitude. Usually on alluvial sites (swamps) and near or along rivers and streams, but also common on hillsides and ridges. On sandy to clay soils, also on ultramafic. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The wood is used for furniture, floor paneling and parquet flooring.

Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka and southern China to northern Australia and the Solomon Islands. In Borneo collected throughout the island.

Local names
Borneo: Ampana, Aroi, Aru, Bara, Belengkeching, Bepinang, Beranggae, Dabong, Ganggang putih, Kelai, Kitir-kitir, Massulie, Mundar, Mundar burung, Pacar, Perepat hutan, Petis, Rabong, Sawar bubu, Selunser, Tampilas, Tulang ular.