Mastixia rostrata Bl., Mus. Bot. 1 (1850)

Latin for 'beaked'.

Mastixia caudatifolia Merr.
Mastixia cuspidata var. margarethae Hall.
Mastixia junghuniana Miq.
Mastixia margarethae Wangerin

Sub-canopy trees up to 30 m tall and 50 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, usually with very long narrow drip tip. Flowers ca. 3 mm in diameter, yellowish, placed in branched inflorescences. Fruits ca. 23 mm long, bluish-purple-black, fleshy drupe.

In mixed dipterocarp and submontane forests up to 1900 m altitude. On hillsides and ridges with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan), Philippines.

Local names
Borneo: Patoli entelit.