Vaccinium hasseltii Miq.
Vaccinium sabuletorum Ridl.
Vaccinium littoreum is a large, evergreen, usually terrestrial shrub or small tree, though it is sometimes found growing as an epiphyte in other trees[
]. It usually grows 1 - 4 metres tall, exceptionally to 10 metres[
The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local consumption. The wood is also used locally.
Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia.
Forests near the seashore; epiphytic in mossy forests; usually found on sandy or peaty soil, but also known from rather dry limestone rocks or slopes and near solfataras or chalk tuff terraces, at elevations from near sea level to 2,400 metres[
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The plant flowers all year round[
]. The subglobose fruit, which turns black when fully mature, is 6 - 7mm in diameter[
The hard wood is used to make handles[
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