Dillenia ovata Wall. ex Hook.f. & Thomson, Fl. Ind. 1: 70 (1855)
Name meaning 'egg-shaped', referring to the leaf shape.
Dillenia crassisepala Martelli in Becc.
Dillenia eximia Miq.
Dillenia grandifolia Wall. ex Hook.f. & Thomson
Dillenia scortechinii (King) Ridl.
Wormia kunstleri King
Wormia scortechinii King
Mid-canopy tree up to 40 m tall and 69 cm dbh. Often with stilt roots.
Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, petioles and leaf lower
surface densely hairy, leaves very long, margin toothed. Flowers ca. 38 mm in
diameter, yellow?, placed in composed racemes. Fruits ca. 18 mm long, green,
fleshy indehiscent capsule with 1-2 seeds with aril.
In undisturbed and secondary forests up to 200 m altitude. Mostly in swamp
forest or alluvial sites, but also on dry
places (ridges) with sandy soils. Often among the first plants that establish
after fire in East Kalimantan.
The timber is used to make planks.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-,
Central-, and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Beriga, Entepung rimba, Kadjang, Ketang bajut, Jongong, Kayu pajan, Keruing
paya, Markadjang, Pohu, Pru, Riga, Simpur, Suretang, Tempuru.