Vatica venulosa Bl., Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 2 (1852)

Latin for 'with fine venation'.

Dryobalanops schefferi Hance
Retinodendron bancanum King
Retinodendron kunstleri King
Vatica bancana Scheff.
Vatica kunstleri Brandis
Vatica lutea Ridl.
Vatica schefferi Brandis
Vatica schouteniana Scheff.
Vatica simalurensis Sloot

Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 102 cm dbh. Stem with resin. Stipules ca. 5 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flower ca. 20 mm in diameter, yellow-red, placed in panicles. Fruit ca. 10 mm long, green-brown, enclosed by five tough elongated calyx lobes.

In primary and secondary (logged) forests up to 100 m altitude. On alluvial sites with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The timber is used.

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

Local names
Borneo: Rasak, Rasak saluang, Resak, Resak air, Resak kayu api, Resak letop.