Pentace triptera Mast.,
In hook.f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 1 (1874)
Latin for 'three wings', referring to the fruits.
Upper canopy tree up to 43 m tall and 87 cm dbh. Stipules small. Leaves
alternate, simple, tripli-veined, glabrous, whitish below. Flowers ca. 6 mm
diameter, green-whitish, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 34 mm diameter, green,
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 400 m altitude. On alluvial
sites and hillsides with sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
The wood is used for construction purposes.
Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West- and
Borneo: Damar pipit.