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
Borneo: Besengkiang, Katep, Landur, Lengkugang, Petanang, Pistanak, Rengau,