Madhuca palembanica (Miq.) Forman, in Coode et al. (eds), Checklist of Brunei Darussalam (1996)

Latin for 'from Palembang', a place in Sumatra.

Ganua palembanica (Miq.) van den Assem & Kostermans
Podocarpus palembanicus Miq.

Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 45 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 1.3 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous, usually very narrow. Flowers ca. 12 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 12 mm long, golden-brown, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 700 m altitude. Usually on sandy ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The fruits are edible.

Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Central-, South- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Nyatoh tangkai panjang, Nyatu karang.