The Malacca Tree and the historical city of Malacca were closely related. Undoubtedly, the Malacca Tree was an essential element of the history of Malacca.
There were various versions regarding the naming of the Malacca. The version which was widely known by Malaysian was related to the Malacca Tree.
One day in the 15th century, Parameswara (The founder of Malacca) was hunting with his followers. Suddenly, A Kung Fu Mouse Deer kicked a few weak hunting dogs into a river. The incident was too marvellous. Parameswara decided to settle down there.