Microcos crassifolia Burret,
Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berl.-Dahl. 9 (1926)
Latin for 'thick leaves', referring to the toughness of the leaves.
Grewia pyriformis Merr.
Mid-canopy tree up to 36 m tall and 94 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 13 mm long.
Leaves alternate, simple, tripli-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 11 mm diameter,
white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 24 mm diameter, yellow-red, drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 500 m altitude. Usually
growing on hillsides with sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
The fruit is edible.
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Banitan, Buah krodong, Damak-damak, Keradong, Korodong, Porodong, Redong,