Xanthophyllum stipitatum A.W.Bennett, Fl. Br. India 1 (1874)
Latin for 'with stipules'.
Banisterodes stipitatum (A.W.Bennett) O.K.
Xanthophyllum stipitatum var. borneense Chodat
Mid-canopy tree up to 33 m tall and 65 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves
alternate, simple, penni- to tripli-veined, venation sometimes barely visible,
glabrous. Flowers ca. 15 mm diameter, reddish, placed in unbranched
inflorescences, Fruits ca. 35 mm diameter, green-yellow-brownish, berries with
many seeds in white, sweet pulp.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, (peat)-swamp and sub-montane forests up to
1000 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides, but also on ridges and alluvial sites. On
clay to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance
The fruit is edible.
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (throughout the island).
Borneo: Legai, Nyalin, Pasak.