Xylocarpus granatum Koen., Naturf. 20 (1784)

Latin for 'grained, or with stones', referring to the seeds in the fruit.

Amoora solomoniensis C.DC.
Carapa carnulosa (Zoll. & Mor.) Kurz
Carapa granatum (Koen.) Alston
Carapa indica A.Juss.
Carapa obovata Blume
Granatum litoreum parvifolium Rumph.
Granatum obovatum (Blume) Kuntze
Guarea oblongifolia Griff.
Monosoma littorata Griff.
Xylocarpus benadirensis Mattei
Xylocarpus carnulosus Zoll. & Mor.
Xylocarpus minor Ridl.
Xylocarpus obovatus (Blume) A.Juss.
Xylocarpus obovatus var. macrophyllus Pierre

Understorey tree up to 14 m tall and 42 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, compound, leaflets few, penni-veined, tertiary venation strongly reticulate, glabrous. Flowers ca. 8 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in small panicles. Fruits ca. 167 mm diameter, yellow-brown, berries?

In mangrove forests or along tidal rivers up to 10 m altitude. Also on sandy beaches.

The wood is used for boat building and furniture. The bark is used in tanning and preserving fishing nets. The fruit is used medicinal against diarrhea.

Tropical East Africa, Asia, West Pacific. In Borneo found along the coasts of the whole island.

Local names
Borneo: Bei, Mirih, Nyireh bunga, Riri, Tambu tambu, Tenggili.