Microcos crassifolia Burret, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berl.-Dahl. 9 (1926)

Latin for 'thick leaves', referring to the toughness of the leaves.

Grewia pyriformis Merr.

Mid-canopy tree up to 36 m tall and 94 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 13 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, tripli-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 11 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 24 mm diameter, yellow-red, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 500 m altitude. Usually growing on hillsides with sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The fruit is edible.

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

Local names
Borneo: Banitan, Buah krodong, Damak-damak, Keradong, Korodong, Porodong, Redong, Simpor.