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Taxon: Durio kutejensis (Hassk.) Becc.

Genus: Durio
Family: Malvaceae
Subfamily: Helicteroideae
Tribe: Durioneae
Nomen number: 105575
Place of publication: Malesia 3:251. 1889
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • lai  (Source: Econ Bot) - Indonesian

Distributional Range:


    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Kalimantan] Malaysia [Sabah, Sarawak]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Brown. M. J. 1997. Durio - A bibliographic review. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute. Office for South Asia. 78. Note: mentions that attempted crosses between Durio zibethinus and D. kutejensis resulted in "lack of fruit set"
  2. Hariyati, T. et al. 2013. Genetic diversity of hybrid durian resulted from cross breeding between Durio kutejensis and Durio zibethinus based on random amplified polymorphic DNAs (RAPDs). Amer. J. Molec. Biol. 3:153-157. Note: some evidence of F1 hybrids derived from crosses of Durio kutejensis (probably as a maternal source) and durian
  3. Kostermans, A. H. J. G. 1958. The genus Durio Adans. (Bombacaceae). Reinwardtia 4:47-153.
  4. Nyffeler, R. & D. A. Baum. 2001. Systematics and character evolution in Durio s. lat. (Malvaceae/Helicteroideae/Durioneae or Bombacaceae-Durioneae). Organisms Diversity Evol. 1:165-178.
  5. Soegeng-Reksodihardjo, W. 1962. The species of Durio with edible fruits. Econ. Bot. 16:270-282.
  6. Wyatt-Smith, J. 1953. Materials for a revision of Malayan Durio with notes on Bornean species. Kew Bull. 8:520-521.

Check other web resources for Durio kutejensis (Hassk.) Becc. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105575. Accessed 11 August 2020.