Dracontomelon costatum Bl., Mus. Bot. 1 (1850)

(Latin for 'with conspicuous veins')

Upper canopy tree up to 44 m tall and 115 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, compound, penni-veined, without domatia. Flowers ca. 5 mm in diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 24 mm long, reddish-purple, fleshy drupe.

In undisturbed forests up to 700 m altitude. Rarely in swamps, mostly along rivers, hillsides and ridges. Most common on sandy soils, but also found on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as pre-disturbance remnant.

Fruits are edible.

Sumatra and Borneo (Brunei, Sabah, West-, Central-, South- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Besengkiang, Katep, Landur, Lengkugang, Petanang, Pistanak, Rengau, Sangkuang, Tekosoi.