Drypetes polyneura Airy Shaw, Kew Bull. 20 (1966)
Latin for 'many veins'.
Mid-canopy tree up to 40 m tall and 50 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, simple,
penni-veined, secondary venation looping, glabrous, often with toothed leaf
margin. Flowers ca. 9 mm diameter, yellowish, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits
ca. 21 mm long, yellow-reddish, ramiflorous, fleshy drupes.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 800 m altitude. Usually on
hillsides and ridges with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a
pre-disturbance remnant tree.
Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Bintang babas, Katal-katal, Kayu tulang, Kikir putih, Jemperang, Minyak