Antidesma cuspidatum Mull.Arg., Linnaea 34 (1865-1866)
Latin for 'pointed', referring to the leaf tip.
Antidesma cuspidatum var. borneense Airy Shaw
Antidesma cuspidatum var. leiodiscus Ridl.
Antidesma rotatum Mull.Arg.
Understorey tree up to 12 m tall and 15 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 8 mm long.
Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, looping secondary veins.
Flowers ca. 2 mm in diameter, yellowish, with protruding stamens in male
flowers, placed in racemes. Fruits ca. 6 mm long, red-purplish, fleshy drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and peat swamp forests up to 300 m
altitude. Mostly on alluvial sites, but also on hillsides. In secondary forests
usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.
The wood is used for small pieces of work.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central-,
South- and East-Kalimantan).