Myristica smythiesii J.Sinclair, Gard. Bull. Sing. 23 (1968)
Named after Smythies.
Mid-canopy tree up to 34 m tall and 45 cm dbh. Stem with red sap. Stipules
absent. Leaves alternat, simple, penni-veined, hairy. Flowers ca. 7 mm diameter,
creamish, placed in panicles. Fruits ca. 47 mm long, green-brownish, short
hairy, dehiscent capsules. Seeds with divided aril.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga and mixed peat-swamp forests up to
700 m altitude. Mostly on hillsides and ridges, but also on alluvial sites along
rivers and streams. On sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually present
as a pre-disturbance remnant.
Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, Central- and East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Kumpang, Kumpang engkiong.