Mangifera quadrifida Jack, in Roxb. Fl. Ind. ed. Wall. 2 (1824)

(Latin for 'composed of four parts')

Mangifera langong Miq.
Mangifera longipetiolata King
Mangifera maingayi Hook.f.
Mangifera quadrifida var. spathulaefolia (Bl.) Engl.
Mangifera rigida Bl.
Mangifera spathulaefolia Bl.

Emergent tree up to 51 m tall and 112 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves in whorls or alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers ca. 6 mm in diameter, white coloured, fragrant, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 70 mm long, pale green to dark purple, fleshy drupes with edible but fibrous white flesh.

Often in villages or forest gardens as a cultivated tree. In undisturbed lowland forest often found on inundated land or along riversides, up to 1000 m altitude but usually below 500 m.

Cultivated for its fruits.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, East- and South-Kalimantan), Celebes and the Moluccas.

Local names
Borneo: Asam putarum; Asem kumbang; Asem Paoh; Asem rawa; Baab; Damaran; Rancha rancha; Rawa-rawa biasa; Rawa-rawa pipit.