Palaquium ottolanderi Koord. & Valet., Bijdr. Booms. Java 1 (1894)

Named after T. Ottolander [1854-1935], a Dutch planter in Java.

Croixia ottolanderi (Koord. & Valet.) Baehni

Upper canopy tree up to 45 m tall and 101 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 15 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, densely hairy below, feeling sandpaper like. Flowers ca. 14 mm diameter, white, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 70 mm long, green, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 100 m altitude. Usually on alluvial sites near or along rivers and streams, on sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Borneo (Sabah, East-Kalimantan).