Drypetes longifolia (Blume) Pax & K.Hoffm., in Engl. Pflanz. IV.147 15 (1922)

Latin for 'long leaves'.

Aporosa calocarpa Kurz ex Hook.f. [Illegitimate]
Cyclostemon bordenii Merr.
Cyclostemon calocarpus Hook.f.
Cyclostemon coriaceus Baill.
Cyclostemon incarnatus Elmer
Cyclostemon longifolius Blume
Cyclostemon macrophyllus Blume
Cyclostemon macrophyllus var. malaccensis Hook.f.
Cyclostemon merrittii Elmer
Cyclostemon zeylanicus (Thwaites) Baill.
Drypetes bordenii (Merr.) Pax & K.Hoffm.
Drypetes calocarpa (Hook.f.) Pax & K.Hoffm.
Drypetes coriacea (Baill.) Pax & K.Hoffm.
Drypetes macrophylla (Blume) Pax & K.Hoffm.
Drypetes myrmecophila Merr.
Sphragidia zeylanica Thwaites

Mid-canopy tree up to 32 m tall and 76 cm dbh. Twigs hollow and inhabited by ants. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, strongly unequal leaf base, glabrous, large. Flowers ca. 8 mm diameter, whitish, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 26 mm long, orange-reddish, cauliflorous, fleshy drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 600 m altitude. On alluvial (river sides) and dry (hillsides and ridges) sites with sandy soils. Also found on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant tree. The plant is defended by the ants that live symbiotically in the twigs of this species.

The fruits are edible.

From Andaman Islands and Thailand to New Guinea. In Borneo found in Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-, Central- and East-Kalimantan.

Local names
Borneo: Kikr daun besar, Maklawi, Mintulang.