Sumatra and Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West-, Central-, South- and East- Kalimantan).
Durio dulcis also known as Lahong, Durian marangang (or merangang), Tutong and Red durian is a large tree belongs to genus Durio reaches to the height of 40 meters with a bole 80 cm diameter and large buttresses upto 4 meters high. The bark surface is irregularly flaky or shallowly fissured, rough and is reddish-brown. Stipules are present but deciduous and falling off early. The leaves are simple, alternate, elliptical or obovate-elliptical about 7–14 cm × 3.5–6 cm. The husk of the fruit is dark red to brown red and is covered with slender 15-20 mm long spines. The fruit has thin, dark yellow flesh and has the flavor of deep caramel with turpentine odor. The fruits are edible and are collected from wild and sold in local and urban markets. The species is planted barely due to its short fruiting period. Tree is also harvested for its wood.
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