Gironniera hirta Ridl., has been transferred to Gironniera nervosa as a synonym because intermediates between the two forms have been found[
Antidesma nervosum Wall.
Gironniera hirta Ridl.
Gironniera penangiana Gand.
Gironniera sponioides Gand.
Photograph by: loupok
Gironniera nervosa is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 40 metres tall. The straight bole can be up to 64cm in diameter, sometimes with buttresses[
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and source of wood.
Southeast Asia - Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia to New Guinea.
Primary forest and slightly disturbed sites, in mixed dipterocarp and swamp forests; on alluvial sites and by rivers and streams, also on hillsides and ridges; on ultrabasic to sandy soils, also on clay; up to 700 metres, occ to 1,400 metres [
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]. The fruit is a yellow, orange or red drupe around 5 - 10mm long and 3 - 6mm wide[
The wood is used for local construction[
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