Vatica odorata (Griff.) Sym., J. Mal. Br. R. As. Soc. 19 (1941)

Latin for 'fragrant'.

Anispotera odorata Kurz
Hopea faginea Wall.
Hopea grandiflora Wall. ex DC
Shorea pinangiana Wall.
Sunaptea astrotricha Pierre
Sunaptea dyeri Pierre
Sunaptea faginea Pierre
Sunaptera odorata Griff.
Synaptea grandiflora Kurz
Vatica aerea Sloot
Vatica astrotricha Hance
Vatica curtisii King
Vatica dyeri Pierre ex Laness.
Vatica faginea Dyer
Vatica fleuryana Tardieu
Vatica grandiflora Dyer
Vatica mindanensis Foxw. in Elm.
Vatica sorsogonensis Foxw.
Vatica tonkinensis Tardieu

Mid-canopy tree up to 40 m tall and 91 cm dbh. Stem with resin. Stipules ca. 8 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, petioles often with long hairs. Flowers ca. 11 mm in diameter, white-yellow-pink, placed in panicles. Fruit ca. 7 mm long, green-yellow-red, with two ca. 64 mm long wings, wind dispersed.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 900 m altitude. Usually on ridges with sandy to clayey soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The timber is used.

South China, Indo-China, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, West-, South- and East-Kalimantan), Philippines.

Local names
Borneo: Damar batu, Resak, Resak biabas, Resak gunung, Resak padi, Tjangal padi.