Madhuca pallida (Burck) Baehni, Boissiera 11 (1965)

Latin for 'pale', referring to the leaf colour.

Bassia pallida Burck
Ganua pallida (Burck) H.J.Lam
Illipe pallida (Burck) Engl.
Vidoricum pallidum (Burck) Kuntze

Sub-canopy tree up to 28 m tall and 39 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 6 mm long. Leaves in whorls or dense clusters, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 9 mm diameter, green-yellow, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 10 mm long, green-brown, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 200 m altitude. Usually on sandy ridges. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Apparently the latex is used.

Sumatra, Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Majang ketapang, Nyato palong, Nyato terong, Nyatoh.