Garcinia parvifolia (Miq.) Miq., Ann. Mus. Lugd. Bat. 1 (1864)

Latin for 'small leaves'.

Garcinia globulosa Ridl.
Garcinia tetangies Boerl.
Rhinostigma parvifolium Miq.

Sub-canopy tree up to 33 m tall and 23 cm dbh. Stem with white to yellow latex. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, venation inconspicuous. Flowers ca. 9 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in leaf axils. Fruits ca. 17 mm diameter, yellow-orange-red, fleshy berry, seeds with white aril.

In lightly disturbed and undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and swamp forests up to 800 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides and ridges, but also on alluvial sites and along rivers.

The wood is used. Resin source. The plant is sometimes used as a rootstock for the mangosteen. The young sprouts and leaves are used as a vegetable. The fruits are edible but sour.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Celebes, Moluccas, New Guinea.

Local names
Borneo: Entelang, Ete, Gandis, Kandis, Kedundong, Kumanjing, Kundong.
English: Brunei cherry.
Malaysia: Asam aur aur.