Lumnitzera racemosa Willd., Neue. Schr. Ges. Naturf. Fr. Berl. 4 (1803)

Latin for 'raceme', referring to the inflorescence.

Laguncularia lutea Gaud. in Freyc.
Laguncularia rosea Gaud. in Freyc.
Lumnitzera racemosa var. pubescens Koord. & Valeton
Lumnitzera lutea Presl
Lumnitzera rosea var. pubescens Koord. & Val.
Lumnitzera rosea (Gaudich.) C. Presl
Petaloma alba Blanco
Petaloma albiflora Zipp. ex Span.
Petaloma alternifolia Roxb.
Pokornya ettingshausenii Montr.
Problastes cuneifolia Reinw.

Shrub up to 8 m tall and 30 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, mostly clustered near twig tip. Flowers ca. 8 mm in diameter, white, placed in racemes. Fruits ca. 11 mm long, white, grooved pseudocarp.

Coastal up to 70 m altitude. Mostly along beaches, in mangroves or in coastal keranga forests.

The timber is very durable and strong, used for many purposes. The bark is used for tanning purposes.

Eastern Tropical Africa, Madagascar, Tropical Asia, northern Australia and Polynesia. In Borneo found in Brunei, Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan.

Local names
Borneo: Api-api jambu.