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).

Local names
Borneo: Nyato, Nyatu bulu.