- Yumi Umiumare
- Family Podocarpaceae
mempunai, kayu mata punai
Genus of distinctive shrubs and small trees, common all over Malaya, name refers to use in India as anti-snake venom. In Malaya 27 spp of 170, most in Asia. This sp. common, fruit a juicy red or black drupe with thin pitted stone
guncak, balong ayam (Penang)
Treelet to 6m, Malacca-Pekan northwards. Often
Sumatra, Malaya, Borneo. Flood resistant shrub along fast streams,
Throughout Malaya, Borneo. Small tree, seldom more than 9m. Common in lowland forest, often near rivers, occasionally in seasonal swamps. Leaves elliptic ovate, long tapering. Fruits round, 17mm diam. Seeds with translucent white pulp.
Siam, N and E Borneo, Kelantan, Trengganu, Selangor southwards. Lowland
Sumatra, Siam, Java, Borneo. Malaya, mainly to south. Common small
Thailand, peninsula Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo. Fruits popular. Sap
Genera description: Leaves spirally arranged, simple. Flowers tiny,
Malaya, Sumatra, Banka, Borneo. Medium tree to 30m. Fruits ovoid, 10mm long yellowish with thin wall, seed jacket orange, fruiting racemes 8cm amongst the leaves.
Siam, Malaya, Sumatra, Banka, Borneo. Common in primary & secondary
cermai, Malay gooseberry
One species, cultivated, origin unknown. Common village tree, especially