Dacryodes rostrata is a tree in the family Burseraceae. The specific epithet rostrata is from the Latin meaning “beaked”, referring to the narrow-tipped leaves.
Dacryodes rostrata grows up to 45 metres (150 ft) tall with a trunk diameter of up to 200 centimetres (80 in). The dark grey bark is smooth to scaly. The oblong or ovoid fruits ripen blue and measure up to 3.5 cm (1 in) long.
Distribution and habitat
Dacryodes rostrata grows widely in Vietnam and western Malesia. Its habitat is mixed dipterocarp forest from sea-level to 800 metres (2,600 ft) altitude.