Palaquium eriocalyx H.J.Lam, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. 3, 7 (1925)
Latin for 'woolly calyx'.
Rather similar to Palaquium dasyphyllum and perhaps a synonym of that species.
Mid-canopy tree up to 36 m tall and 45 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules
ca. 10 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, tertiary venation
ladder-like, hairy below. Flowers ca. 12 mm diameter, yellow, placed in axillary
bundles. Fruits not seen.
In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 200 m altitude. Also found on
limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.
The fruits are edible.
Borneo (Sabah, East-Kalimantan).
Borneo: Nyato, Nyatu bulu.