Palaquium dasyphyllum Pierre ex Dubard, Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 56, Mem. 16 (1909)

Latin for 'densely haired leaf'.

Isonandra dasyphylla de Vriese [Illegitimate]
Madhuca dasyphylla Baehni
Palaquium stenophyllum H.J.Lam

Mid-canopy tree up to 31 m tall and 29 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 9 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, tertiary venation very beautifully ladder-like, lower surface hairy. Flowers ca. 7 mm diameter, white, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 19 mm long, green, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1100 m altitude. Common on alluvial sites along rivers and streams, but also found on hillsides and ridges. Usually on clay soils, but also collected on ultrabasic. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (throughout the island).

Local names
Borneo: Nyatoh, Nyatoh sidang, Nyatu kelincir.