Palaquium quercifolium (de Vriese) Burck, Ann. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. 5 (1886)

Latin for 'leaves similar to those of Quercus'.

Croixia quercifolia (de Vriese) Baehni
Dichopsis argentata (Teijsm. & Binn.) Benth. & Hook.f.
Isonandra argentata Teijsm. & Binn.
Isonandra macrophylla de Vriese
Isonandra quercifolia de Vriese
Palaquium argentatum (Teijsm. & Binn.) Pierre
Palaquium macrophyllum (de Vriese) Pierre ex Dubard
Sideroxylon macrophyllum (de Vriese) Burck

Mid-canopy tree up to 36 m tall and 93 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 10 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, shiny brownish hairy below. Flowers ca. 19 mm diameter, green-yellow, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 17 mm long, green, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 400 m altitude. Usually on hillsides with sandy to clay soils, but also on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Wood used as firewood and for making parang sheaths

Sumatra, Borneo (throughout the island, although possibly absent in the western parts of Borneo), Celebes, Moluccas.

Local names
Borneo: Kerikit, Malaupedara, Nato palong, Natoh, Nyatoh, Nyatoh babi, Nyatuh tingang, Repoh palong.