Xanthophyllum stipitatum A.W.Bennett, Fl. Br. India 1 (1874)

Latin for 'with stipules'.

Banisterodes stipitatum (A.W.Bennett) O.K.
Xanthophyllum stipitatum var. borneense Chodat

Mid-canopy tree up to 33 m tall and 65 cm dbh. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni- to tripli-veined, venation sometimes barely visible, glabrous. Flowers ca. 15 mm diameter, reddish, placed in unbranched inflorescences, Fruits ca. 35 mm diameter, green-yellow-brownish, berries with many seeds in white, sweet pulp.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, (peat)-swamp and sub-montane forests up to 1000 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides, but also on ridges and alluvial sites. On clay to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The fruit is edible.

Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (throughout the island).

Local names
Borneo: Legai, Nyalin, Pasak.