Payena microphylla (de Vriese) Pierre, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 1 (1885)

Latin for 'small leaved'.

Isonandra microphylla de Vriese
Payena beccarii Pierre
Payena parvifolia Engl.

Upper canopy tree up to 46 m tall and 114 cm dbh. Stem with white sap. Stipules ca. 5 mm long. Leaves alternate, simple, penni-veined, glabrous. Flowers ca. 9 mm diameter, white-yellow, placed in axillary bundles. Fruits ca. 25 mm long, green, drupes.

In undisturbed mixed dipterocarp and sub-montane forests up to 1700 m altitude. On hillsides and ridges. Also found on limestone. In secondary forests usually present as a pre-disturbance remnant.

Borneo (throughout the island).

Local names
Borneo: Mempulut, Nato mergatakan, Nyato, Nyatoh, Nyatoh hitam, Pulut badan.