Lansium domesticum Correa, Ann. Mus. Nat. Hist. Nat. Paris 10 (1807)
Latin for 'growing near houses, or domesticated'.
Aglaia aquea (Jack) Kosterm.
Aglaia domestica (Correa) Pellegr.
Aglaia dookoo Griff.
Aglaia intricatoreticulata Kosterm.
Aglaia merrillii Elmer
Aglaia sepalina (Kosterm.) Kosterm.
Aglaia steenisii Kosterm.
Amoora racemosa Ridl.
Lachanodendron domesticum Nees
Lansium aqueum (Jack) M.Roem.
Lansium domesticum var. aqueum Jack
Lansium domesticum var. pubescens Koord. & Valet.
Lansium domesticum var. typicum Backer
Lansium javanicum Koord. & Valet. ex Moll & Janss.
Lansium javanicum M.Roem.
Lansium parasiticum Sahni & Bennet
Lansium parasiticum var. aqueum (Jack) Sahni & Bennet
Lansium pedicellatum Kosterm.
Lansium sepalinum Kosterm.
Taeniochlaena polyneura Schellenb.
Sub-canopy tree up to 28 m tall and 32 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, compound, leaflets penni-veined, tertiary venation conspicuously
reticulate, glabrous to hairy below, usually petioles of leaflets conspicuously
swollen. Flowers ca. 6 mm diameter, yellow-cream, placed in racemes. Fruits ca.
25 mm diameter, yellow-cream, berries. Seeds with white aril.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 300 m altitude, but also
commonly cultivated in forest gardens. Common on alluvial sites near rivers and
streams, but also on hillsides and ridges. On clay to sandy soils, also on
limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant or
The wood is locally used. The bark is bitter and used as medicine against
all sorts of illnesses. The fruits are edible.
Thailand to New Guinea. Nowadays cultivated in the tropics world-wide. In
Borneo it is found throughout the island.
Borneo: Langsat, Langsat-langsat, Lasat, Lengat, Lensat.