Endocomia macrocoma (Miq.) W.J.deWilde, Blumea 30 (1984)

Latin for 'long tufted'.

Horsfieldia leptocarpa Warb.
Horsfieldia macrocoma (Miq.) Warb.
Horsfieldia macrocoma var. macrocoma J.Sinclair
Horsfieldia merrillii Warb.
Horsfieldia oblongata Merr.
Horsfieldia papillosa Warb.
Horsfieldia prainii (King) Warb.
Horsfieldia trifida A.C.Sm.
Gymnacranthera ibutii Holthuis
Myristica macrocoma Miq.
Myristica nesophila Miq.
Myristica papillosa (Warb.) Boerl.
Myristica prainii King

Mid-canopy tree up to 35 m tall and 70 cm dbh. Stem with watery, reddish sap. Stipules absent. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous to slightly hairy below. Flowers ca. 2 mm diameter, white-yellowish, usually placed in rather large panicles. Fruits ca. 36 mm long, green, fleshy glabrous, dehiscent capsules. Seeds with entire or halfway divided aril.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1000 m altitude. Usually along rivers and streams with clay to sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The wood is locally used for house building.

From India and southern China to New Guinea. In Borneo collected in Sarawak, Sabah, South- and East-Kalimantan.

Local names in Borneo
Kumpang lunau, Nyera kapok.