Sindora beccariana Baker ex de Wit, Bull. Bot. Gard. Buiten. ser. 3, 18 (1949)

Named after O. Beccari [1843-1920], an Italian botanist.

Sindora beccariana, Sindora velutina and Sindora wallichii might all form one species.

Emergent tree up to 57 m tall and 130 cm dbh. Stipules dropped early. Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets opposite, penni-veined with conspicuous reticulate network of tertiary veins, hairy below, leaf apex pointed. Flowers ca. 7 mm diameter, green-yellowish?, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 85 mm long, green-blue-black, flattened, spiny pods.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1000 m altitude. On hillside and ridges with sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The wood is used for furniture.

Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-, Central-, and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Angi, Anggi suda kura, Merjang, Sasundur, Sepatir, Sepetir, Sinampar, Sindur, Tampar hantu.