Sandoricum koetjape (Burm.f.) Merr., Philip. J. Sc. Bot. 7 (1912)

Latin for the local name of this species (Ketjape).

Azedarach edulis Noronha
Melia koetjape Burm.f.
Sandoricum domesticum Rumph.
Sandoricum glaberrimum Hassk.
Sandoricum harmandianum Pierre ex Laness
Sandoricum harmandii Pierre
Sandoricum harmsianum Perkins
Sandoricum indicum Cav.
Sandoricum indicum var. velutinum Hiern
Sandoricum indicum var. conchinchinense Pierre
Sandoricum ledermannii Harms
Sandoricum maingayi Hiern
Sandoricum maingayi var. quadripetalum C.DC.
Sandoricum nervosum Blume
Sandoricum nervosum (Vahl) M.Roem.
Sandoricum radiatum King
Sandoricum serratum G.Don
Sandoricum ternatum Blanco
Sandoricum venosum (Spreng.) M.Roem.
Sandoricum vidalii Merr.
Trichilia nervosa Vahl
Trichilia venosa Spreng.

Mid-canopy tree up to 40 m tall and 113 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, compound (tri-foliate), leaflets penni-veined, glabrous to hairy below. Flowers ca. 9 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 20 mm diameter, green-yellow, fleshy drupes. Seeds in white pulp.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, coastal and keranga forests up to 600 m altitude. Often near or along rivers and streams, but also common on hillsides and ridges. On sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Planted as shade tree. The wood is used in furniture and light construction. The roots are used medicinally. The bark can be used for tanning nets. The fruits are edible.

Pan-tropical, but originally from tropical Asia. In Borneo found in Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, Central- and East-Kalimantan.

Local names
Borneo: Bua apo, Kelampu, Kelampu bukit, Lalamun, Sinlol, Sintol, Terapu.