Drypetes crassipes Pax & K.Hoffm., in Engl. Pflanz. 15 (1922)

Latin for 'thick foot'.

Mid-canopy tree up to 31 m tall and 52 cm dbh. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, thick leathery. Flowers ca. 4 mm diameter, yellow-reddish, placed in bundles in leaf axils. Fruits ca. 34 mm long, orange, fleshy drupes, seeds within sweet pulp.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1600 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides and ridges with clay to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree.

The fruits are edible.

Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Menyalin.