Nageia wallichiana (Presl.) O.K., Rev. Gen. Pl. 2 (1891)
Named after N. Wallich [1786-1854], a Danish botanist.
Decussocarpus wallichianus (Presl.) de Laub.
Nageia blumei (Endl.) Gordon
Podocarpus agathifolia Blume
Podocarpus blumei Endl.
Podocarpus latifolia var. ternatensis de Boer
Podocarpus wallichianus Presl.
Mid-canopy tree u to 34 m tall and 67 cm dbh. Buds pointed, instead of
rounded as in Agathis. Stipules absent. Leaves opposite, simple,
parallel-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 2 mm diameter, green-yellow, placed in
elongate cones (catkin-like). Fruits ca. 16 mm long, green, drupe-like structure
containing only one seed.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp, keranga and sub-montane forests up to 1700
m altitude. Usually on hillsides and ridges, but also on alluvial sites near or
along rivers and streams. On sandy to clay soils. In secondary forests usually
present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
The latex is used. The wood is used in house construction and for building
From India to New Guinea. In Borneo collected throughout the island.
Borneo: Bali, Demalai, Kayu seribu, Kebal musang, Lemham, Manggilan, Mengilan,
Salong puteh, Toga, Totokan, Tugah.