Heritiera javanica (Blume) Kosterm., Reinwardtia 4 (1959)

Latin for 'from Java'.

Tarrietia cochinchinensis Pierre
Tarrietia javanica Blume

Upper canopy tree up to 46 m tall and 88 cm dbh. Stipules absent? Leaves crowded near twig tips, alternate, hand-shaped compound with 3- to 5-leaflets, leaflets penni-veined, hairy lower surface. Flowers ca. 2 mm diameter, yellow-red, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 80 mm long, greenish, winged nuts.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 700 m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges with sandy to clay soils, but also on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Indo-China, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo (Sabah, West-, South- and East-Kalimantan), Celebes, Philippines, Moluccas.

Local names
Borneo: Dungun, Dunung gunung, Kayu lisang, Kayu lisong, Kayu lusung, Kembang senangkok, Markabang tahan, Tulaka.