Pittosporum moluccanum (Lam.) Miq., Ill. Fl. Archip. Ind.: 76 (1870) (syn: Anasser moluccana Lam.; Anasser rumphii Span. ; Pittosporum euphlebium Merr. ; Pittosporum ferrugineum var. moluccanum (Lam.) Boerl.Pittosporum fissicalyx Miq. ; Pittosporum glaberrimum Merr. ; Pittosporum littorale Merr. ; Pittosporum megacarpum Merr. ; Pittosporum microcalyx Koord. & Valeton ; Pittosporum monticola Miq. ; Pittosporum obscurinerve Merr. ; Pittosporum odoratum Merr. ; Pittosporum pulgarense Elmer ; Pittosporum rumphii Putt. ; Pittosporum subverticillatum Elmer ; Pittosporum timorerse Blume ; Pittosporum timorerse var. teysmannianum Boerl. ; Pittosporum zollingerianum Binn. ex Koord. & Valeton ; Pittosporum zollingerianum var. argentea Boerl. ; Pittosporum zollingerianum var. tenuinervis Boerl. ; Coffea angustifolia Roxb. ; Coffea arabica var. angustifolia (Roxb.) Miq. ex A.Froehner );
Malesia: Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Maluku, Philippines, Sulawesi as per POWO;

Request ID. Apocynaceae ?: 5 high res. images
Observation: 10/02/23. Riung District, Flores, Indonesia.
Description: It is a small tree that can reach a height of 3m (from my observations). Presence of white latex. Whorled phyllotaxis. Orange berry like fruit. From non-direct information, he would have small white flower.
But in Apocynaceae familly there is no berry like fruit species right ? Except this character, all those informations lead me to an Apocynaceae.
Habitus: Very common in all dry tropical forest with sea influenced climate. Up to an altitude of 400m.
Use: The plant would be used to facilitate the childbirth (and abort)
First ID: Ochrosia sp. ?

We have berries in Apocynaceae ex: Rauwolfia, Carissa…

FOC describes the fruit of Rauwolfia as a drupe

The inside of the fruit appear like

So it can be from a Caricaceae related family:
I could not go any further.


POWO  Catalogue of Life