Drypetes macrostigma J.J.Sm., Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. Ser. 3, 6 (1924)

Latin for 'long stigma'.

Mid-canopy tree up to 32 m tall and 75 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, with conspicuous reticulate tertiary venation, glabrous. Flowers ca. 8 mm diameter, yellowish, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 30 mm diameter, green-yellowish, cauliflorous, fleshy drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 400 m altitude. Mostly on sandy hillsides. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The fruits are edible.

Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Bintang babas, kapahan, Lebui, Mahlawi.