Payena ferruginea J.T.Pereira, Kew Bull. 52 (1997)

Latin for 'rusty brown', referring to the hairs.

Upper canopy tree up to 45 m tall and 71 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 2.5 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, lower surface hairy. Flowers ca. 11 mm diameter, yellowish, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 28 mm long, green, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp forests up to 500 m altitude. On hillsides and ridges with sandy soils. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

The timber is used. The fruits are edible.

Borneo (Sarawak, Brunei, Sabah, West- and East-Kalimantan).

Local names
Borneo: Jalet, Nato hitam, Natu hitam, Nyantu, Nyato, Nyatoh.