Mezzettia parviflora Becc., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital. 3 (1871)

(Latin for 'with small flowers')

Lonchomera leptopoda Hook.f. & Thomson
Mezzettia curtisii King
Mezzettia herveyana Oliv.
Mezzettia leptopoda (Hook.f. & Thomson) Oliv.
Mezzettia parviflora var. floribunda Boerl.
Mezzettia parviflora var. subtetramera Boerl.

Upper canopy tree up to 43 m tall and 94 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined. Flowers with ca. 9 mm long petals, green-yellowish, fragrant, placed solitary or in small bundles on branches. Fruits ca. 45 mm long, glaucous green, fleshy syncarp (smelling like orange), with two seeds.

Undisturbed lowland forests up to 800 m altitude, but usually much lower. Found in mixed dipterocarp, keranga, and peat-swamp forest. Also in forests bordering mangroves. Usually on sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

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

Local names
Borneo: Ampunjit selapatan; Banitan; Barun; Bongkoi; Kepayang babi; Mahumbut; Mempisang; Nyaten; Pisang-pisang.