Palaquium walsurifolium Pierre ex Dubard, Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 56, Mem 16 (1909)
Latin for 'leafs like those of Walsura'.
Upper canopy tree up to 45 m tall and 77 cm dbh. Stem with white sap.
Stipules ca. 2.5 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous.
Flowers ca. 9 mm diameter, green-white, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca.
23 mm long, green, drupes.
In undisturbed peat-swamp and mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1000 m
altitude. Usually in alluvial sites (peat-swamps), but also common on ridges
with sandy or limestone soils. In secondary forests usually present as a
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, South- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Beitis, Margetahan, Nyato, Nyatoh, Nyatoh jangkar.