Antidesma cuspidatum Mull.Arg., Linnaea 34 (1865-1866)

Latin for 'pointed', referring to the leaf tip.

Antidesma cuspidatum var. borneense Airy Shaw
Antidesma cuspidatum var. leiodiscus Ridl.
Antidesma rotatum Mull.Arg.

Understorey tree up to 12 m tall and 15 cm dbh. Stipules ca. 8 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, looping secondary veins. Flowers ca. 2 mm in diameter, yellowish, with protruding stamens in male flowers, placed in racemes. Fruits ca. 6 mm long, red-purplish, fleshy drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and peat swamp forests up to 300 m altitude. Mostly on alluvial sites, but also on hillsides. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The wood is used for small pieces of work.

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

Local names
Borneo: Uhai.