Mammea acuminata (Kosterm.)
Kosterm., For. Serv. Indones., Div. Plann. (1956)
Latin for 'pointed'.
Ochrocarpos acuminatus Kosterm.
Understorey tree up to 11 m tall and 12 cm dbh. Stem with white to yellow
latex. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, venation conspicuous,
very large leaves. Flowers ca. 7 mm diameter, yellow, placed on the stem. Fruits
ca. 44 mm long, yellow, curved (banana shaped) drupes, seed with white aril.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga and sub-montane forests up to 1000
m altitude. Usually on rather wet sites in the forest understorey on sandy
soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The fruits are edible.
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Kayu putih doroh.