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 canoes.

From India to New Guinea. In Borneo collected throughout the island.

Local names
Borneo: Bali, Demalai, Kayu seribu, Kebal musang, Lemham, Manggilan, Mengilan, Salong puteh, Toga, Totokan, Tugah.