Palaquium hexandrum (Griff.) Baill., Tr. Bot. Med. Phan. (1884)

Latin for 'with six stamens'.

Croixia hexandra (Griff.) Baehni
Dichopsis hexandra (Griff.) C.B.Clarke
Isonandra hexandra Griff.
Palaquium hexandrum var. eriandrum H.J.Lam
Palaquium hexandrum forma majus H.J.Lam
Palaquium hexandrum forma minus H.J.Lam
Palaquium hexandrum var. psilandrum H.J.Lam
Palaquium pisang Burck
Payena griffithii Kurz

Upper canopy tree up to 46 m tall and 150 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 3 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, tertiary venation ladder-like, glabrous to hairy below. Flowers ca. 14 mm diameter, green-brown, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 32 mm long, green-yellow, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 1000 m altitude. On alluvial sites, but also on ridges with sandy soils. Also on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The latex is used as gutta percha (rubber). The timber is used. The fruits are edible. The seeds are used to extract fat.

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

Local names
Borneo: Nato nasi, Nyato, Nyatu jongkang, Nyatu nasi, Nyatu tangkai.