Sindora leiocarpa Backer ex de Wit, Bull. Bot. Gard. Buitenz. 3, 18 (1949)

Latin for 'smooth fruits'.

Upper canopy tree up to 49 m tall and 76 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 4 mm long. Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets opposite, penni-veined, tertiary venation forming conspicuous reticulate network, glabrous. Flowers ca. 12 mm diameter, yellow-brown, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 59 mm long, green-brown-whitish, flattened, smooth, dehiscent pods.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga and peat-swamp forests up to 100 m altitude. Common on alluvial sites but also on hillsides and ridges. On sandy soils, but also on or near limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The wood is used for indoor construction. A medicinal oil is extracted from the wood.

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

Local names
Borneo: Angi, Ensurut, Marijang, Sepetir, Sindur, Tampar antu, Tapar hantu.