Chionanthus macrocarpus Blume, Mus. Bot. Lugd. Bat. 1 (1850)

Latin for 'large fruit'.

Chionanthus elaeocarpus (Stapf) Kiew
Chionanthus insignis Miq.
Linociera elaeocarpa Stapf
Linociera insignis (Miq.) C.B.Clarke
Linociera macrocarpa (Blume) Knobl.
Mayepea insignis (Miq.) Kuntze

Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 69 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves opposite, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 3 mm diameter, white, placed in axillary panicles. Fruits ca. 35 mm long, green-purple, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, swamp and sub-montane forests up to 1700 m altitude. Usually on alluvial sites, but also on hillsides and ridges. On sandy soils, but also common on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

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

Local names
Borneo: Kayu bura, Kerdam, Medang keladi, Rambangun.