Dacryodes incurvata (Engl.) H.J. Lam, Ann. Jard. Bot. Btzg. 42 (1932)
Latin for 'curled inward'.
Canarium angulatum Ridl.
Canarium incurvatum Engl. in DC
Canarium nitens Merr.
Dacryodes angulata H.J. Lam
Hemisantiria nitida H.J. Lam in Merr.
Santiria nitida Merr.
Upper canopy tree up to 43 m tall and 58 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound,
penni-veined, strongly swollen petiole base and tip, petiole glabrous. Flowers
ca. 7 mm diameter, white, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 21 mm long,
yellow-orange, fleshy drupe.
Tree 10-43 m by 25-100 cm, buttresses 1-2 m high. Branchlets 2.5-5 mm thick, pubescent to
glabrous; pith with some to many, rarely without vascular strands. Leaves 1-4-jugate. Petioles
(3.5-)4.5-8.5(-15.5) cm, usually strongly flattened at the base, pubescent, glabrescent, pith
with some to many vascular strands. Leaflets lanceolate or elliptic to oblong, 4-22 by 2-9.5 cm,
rigidly pergamaceous, glabrous; base (subcordate to) rounded (to cuneate); apex usually rather
abruptly, shortly and bluntly acuminate; nervation prominent beneath, nerves (6-)8-18 pairs (angle
60-90 degrees), sinuous, curved; faintly arching near the margin. Panicles terminal, sometimes with
additional axillary ones, often branched from the base, male ones 3-17 cm, female ones 8-21 cm. Flowers
2-4 mm, densely minutely tomentose. Calyx 1-1.25 mm high. Filaments free from the disk or slightly
confluent with it. Disk cupular, 6-lobed. Ovary tomentose, pistil in male flowers strongly reduced.
Fruits ovoid, sometimes oblique, (1.5-)1.75-2.75 by 0.75-1.75 cm, acute at the apex, rounded at the
base. Cotyledons contortuplicate, palmatifid (?). [from Flora Malesiana]
In undisturbed forests up to 900 m altitude. Found in mixed dipterocarp
forest, keranga and swamps, usually on sandy soils.
Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines, Celebes, New Guinea.
Wood: general or temporary construction, utility furniture.
Borneo: Bumbun, Jelmu pipit, Kedongdong, Kembajau, Malinas, Pongaluwon, Pudauling,
Rawai, Resak merkujung, Tokol gunung, Unggit-unggit, Ungit.
Malaysia: kedondong, kedongdong kerut, kedongdong matahari, kerantai.
Philippines: alupug-matsing, kamingi, korig (or kurig), mayagyat (Tag.), bauli, (Sul.), kuragal, (Sbl.),
Riouw-Lingga: resak paja.
Sumatra: Balan pelapah, bantan burung, kedondong kidjai, sau.