- Family Chrysobalanaceae
- Family Combretaceae
assam gelugorMalay peninsula, Burma. Edible fruit, dried segments used as condiment. Leaf sap used in post natal tonics.
NW India to Malaya. Slender tree to 30m, common in low undulating country. Young red leaves edible, fruits ripening dull orange yellow, seeds embedded in pale orange pulp.
bruasAround Malayan coast and islands up to a few miles inland. Inland
in lowland Kedah, Ulu Perak & Pahang, and in lower montane forest
in Frasers Hill, Cameron Highlands.
kandisMalaya, Sumatra, Rhiau, Borneo, Philippines. Scattered in Malaya,
uncommon. Flowers in big clusters, fruit pear to round, seeds red
with thin white flesh. ‘By far the noblest species of the genus’,
Malaya, Sumatra, Borneo. Sm – med, monopodial, dense, leaves without
menchupuSm. tree to 10m, crown narrow, dense, bushy. Scattered and uncommon
in lowland forest south to NS. Sometimes cult., fruits yearly. Fruit
4cm across, bun like, smooth ripening yellow. Seeds embedded in sweet
or sour pale orange pulp.