Triomma malaccensis Hook.f.,
Trans. Linn. Soc. 23 (1860)
Named after 'Malacca', a place in Peninsular Malaysia.
Arytera macrocarpa Miq.
Boswellia malaccensis March.
Canarium mahassan Miq.
Triomma macrocarpa Back. ex Thorenaar
Emergent tree up to 56 m tall and 99 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound,
penni-veined. Flowers ca. 3 mm in diameter, white-yellow-cream, placed in
repeatedly branched inflorescences. Fruits ca. 69 mm long, green, dehiscent
capsules with wind dispersed, winged seeds.
In undisturbed forests up to 300 m altitude. Found throughout the forest,
along rivers, on hillsides and on ridges. Usually on sandy soils. In secondary
forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The timber is used for construction. Resin sometimes used for torches.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central-,
South- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Bansision, batu, Besilok, Binsian, Buno, Damar lilin, Damar umpak, Jelmu
pipit, Kamandung, Kapas melajang, Kedongdong, Kembajau, Kemendrung, Lamai,
Maitus, Marasam, Mempas, Merlilin, Njamut, Pudurling, Ranggarai, Terosob.