Guioa diplopetala (Hassk.) Radlk., Sapind. Holl.-Ind. (1879)

Latin for 'with double petals'.

Arytera karang Miq.
Cupania diplopetala Hassk.
Cupania fascidula Kurz
Cupania minjalilen Blume
Cupania regularis Blume
Guioa bullata Radlk.
Guioa diplopetala forma borneensis Radlk.
Guioa diplopetala forma genuina Radlk.
Guioa diplopetala var. borneensis (Radlk.) Radlk.
Guioa fuscidula (Kurz) Radlk.
Guioa fuscidula var. glabrescens King
Guioa leptoneura Radlk.
Guioa microphylla Radlk.
Guioa minjalilen (Blume) Radlk.
Guioa regularis (Blume) Radlk.
Guioa squamosa Radlk.
Guioa squamosa forma genuina Radlk.
Guioa squamosa forma lineolata-punctata Radlk.
Guioa diplopetala forma microcarpa Radlk.

Understorey tree up to 13 m tall and 29 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 4 mm diameter, white, placed in panicles to racemes. Fruits ca. 14 mm diameter, red, 3-lobed, dehiscent capsules. Seeds dark with white aril.

In undisturbed to disturbed (open sites) mixed dipterocarp, keranga, coastal, swamp and sub-montane forests up to 1500 m altitude. Often on alluvial sites and along rivers and streams, but also on ridges. Also found on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The wood is used in house construction. Boiled roots are used to treat blennorrhea. The fruits possibly edible, although also reported to be poisenous.

Burma, Indo-China, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (throughout the island), Celebes.

Local names
Borneo: Belimbing talun, Mentuga.