Sarcosperma paniculatum (King) Stapf. & King, in Hook.f. Icon Pl. 7 (1901)

Latin for 'branched', referring to the inflorescence.

Apoia macrocarpa (Elmer) Merr.
Bracea paniculata King
Discocalyx macrocarpa Elmer
Sarcosperma breviracemosum H.J.Lam

Mid-canopy tree up to 34 m tall and 85 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 4 mm long. Leaves alternate to opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, with domatia in secondary vein axills. Flowers ca. 5 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 20 mm diameter, purple-black, drupes.

In undisturbed to disturbed (open) mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1200 m altitude. On hillsides. Also collected on limestone.

The wood is locally used.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Lesser Sunda islands, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, East-Kalimantan), Philippines, Celebes, Moluccas, New Guinea.