Heritiera elata Ridl., J. Asiat. Soc. Str. Br. 50 (1908)

Latin for 'high or raised'

Mid-canopy tree up to 36 m tall and 79 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 10 mm long, dropped early. Leaves alternate, simple, tripli-veined, lower surface whitish-silvery, covered with scales. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter, yellow-white-pink, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 33 mm long, brown, nuts with reduced wings.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and keranga forests up to 1000 m altitude. On alluvial sites and hillsides with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Dungun.