Santiria oblongifolia Bl., Mus. Bot. 1 (1850)

Latin for 'elongated leaves'.

Canarium eupteron Miq.
Canarium oblongifolium Miq.
Santiria caesia Engl. in DC
Santiria latifolia Stapf ex Ridl.
Santiria maingayi Benn. in Hook.f.

Emergent tree up to 54 m tall and 95 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, compound, penni-veined, leaflets with rather long petiolules. Flowers ca. 3 mm in diameter, white, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 14 mm long, purple, fleshy drupe with oblique base.

In undisturbed dipterocarp and keranga forests up to 700 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges with clayey to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The timber is used for indoor construction. The fruits are edible.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-, Central-, South- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Asem garunggang, Kayu kuning, Kedongdong, Merambang.